ZAUNER, P: Sacramento and the California Delta: A Mini History

Book cover. Sacramento and the California Delta: A Mini HistoryZauner, Phyllis. Sacramento and the California Delta: A Mini History. Zanel Publications, 1979. Unmarked. Worn around the edges. Price sticker on front cover and a “Roaring Camp” price sticker on back. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30566) $12.00

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Illustrations by Neva Roberts. Maps and photographs. Sacramento history from John Sutter into the twentieth century. Topics include the Railroad Museum, the architecture, the Delta, and more. 60p.

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STATE OF CA: Sutter’s Fort, State Historical Monument

Sutter’s Fort, State Historical Monument. State of California, Division of Beaches and Parks, Dept of Natural Resources, 1956. Unmarked. Piece of tape on spine. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26997) $10.00

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Extensively illustrated in B/W with photographs, drawings, prints and maps. 48p.

Topics include an historical overview, the reconstruction of the fort that began in 1891 and the features of the fort.

Sutter’s Fort was a 19th-century agricultural and trade colony in the Mexican Alta California province. It was built in 1839 and originally called New Helvetia by its builder John Sutter.

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YATES, J: A Sailor’s Sketch of the Sacramento Valley in 1842

A Sailor's Sketch of the Sacramento Valley in 1842 book coverYates, John. A Sailor’s Sketch of the Sacramento Valley in 1842. Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1971. Unmarked text. Some sun-fading. Rough cut edges. Good. Paperback. (#15456)

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Introduction and notes by Ferol Egan. “The Bidwell Map of 1844 of the Sacramento Valley” by Robert H. Becker, Index. Number 19 in the Series of Keepsakes issued by The Friends of the Bancroft Library for its Members. 37p plus a color foldout map.

A Sailor's Sketch of the Sacramento Valley in 1842 foldout map