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Argonaut Book Shop

786 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 USA (415) 474-9067
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We are specialists in the history of California, Western Americana, and Western Exploration. We also deal in Pacific Voyages, Rare Literature, and Illustrated Books, as well as maps, prints, photographs, manuscripts and ephemera.

The Argonaut Book Shop was founded in 1941 in the middle of the financial district of San Francisco by Robert D. Haines. The Argonaut was a founding member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and is also a member of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. For the last forty years the shop s proprietor has been Robert D. Haines, Jr. A number of years ago, Angela C. Haines and Aaron C. Haines joined the firm and are the third generation family members in the business. The shop is located near historic Union Square in downtown San Francisco and is open six days a week.

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A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, State and Republics of the World. With a Special Map of Each of the United States, Plans of Cities, &C.

by Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Folio. (17 3/8 x 14 inches). Lithographed title with large vignette, letterpress "Table of Contents, " and 73 hand-colored lithographed maps, charts and city plans. Three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, large red morocco title label on front cover, elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt. Spine and corners renewed in red leather. Boards rubbed and scuffed at edges. Maps in fine condition. Overall, a fine copy. A very nice copy of this very scarce atlas, with hand-colored maps of all ...


The Library of Harvard University: Descriptive and Historical Notes used book

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by Potter, Alfred Claghorn other copies of this book

price: $20.00

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Publisher: Gregg Press, Boston Date published: 1972

Description: Reprint. A very fine copy. A refrence to the material at the Harvard University library, including a brief history of the library. read more

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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The Communistic Societies of the United States. From Personal Visit and Observation... used book

The Communistic Societies of the United States. From Personal Visit and Observation... more books like this

by Nordhoff, Charles other copies of this book

price: $25.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Hillary House Publishers, Ltd., New York Date published: 1961

Description: Reprint of a very scarce 1875 edition. Numerous black & white illustrations throughout. Dust jacket slightly worn with a stain at the foot of spine from a removed sticker, else a fine copy. A first hand account of the history, religion, politics, and other social issues of communist societies in the late 1800's. read more

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Book: Good

 

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Revolutionary Writers. Liturature and Authority in the New Republic, 1725-1810 used book

Revolutionary Writers. Liturature and Authority in the New Republic, 1725-1810 more books like this

by Elliott, Emory other copies of this book

price: $20.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York Date published: 1982

Description: First edition. A very fine copy in dust jacket. A study of early American literature and authors in the Revolutionary period. read more

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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The Beautiful Life of Frances E. Willard. a Memorial Volume used book

The Beautiful Life of Frances E. Willard. a Memorial Volume more books like this

by Gordon, Anna A. other copies of this book

price: $40.00

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Publisher: Woman's Temperance Publishing Association, Chicago Date published: 1898

Description: First edition. Black & white illustrations throughout. Upper corners bumped, spine soiled, foxing to 1st two leaves, otherwise a very good copy. The biography of Frances E. Willard, founder of the World's Woman's Christian Temperance Union and first female elected President of the Evanston College for Ladies. read more

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Eisenhower and the American Crusades used book

Eisenhower and the American Crusades more books like this

by Parmet, Herbert S. other copies of this book

price: $15.00

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Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York Date published: 1972

Description: First edition. Thick octavo. Black & white photographic illustrations. A very fine copy. The story of Eisenhower; his campaign and his presidency. read more

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The Appalachian Trail used book

The Appalachian Trail more books like this

by Fisher, Ronald M. other copies of this book

price: $15.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The National Geographic Society, Washington D.C. Date published: 1972

Description: First edition. Octavo. A fine copy in worn dustjacket. Numerous color photographs throughout, printed endpapers. A photo essay of a hike along the Appalachian Trail. read more

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the Year 1908. Diplomatic Correspondence of the Republic of Texas, Part II used book

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the Year 1908. Diplomatic Correspondence of the Republic of Texas, Part II more books like this

by Garrison, George P. (Editor) other copies of this book

price: $50.00

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Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington Date published: 1911

Description: Volume II (part 1) only. 1st edition. Octavo. Corners and spine bumped, covers lightly worn and spotted. A very good copy. Diplomatic correspondence of the Republic of Texas with the United states, Mexico, and Yucatan. read more

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Book: Good

 

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A Biographical Dictionary, Containing a Brief Account of the First Settlers, and Other Eminent Characters Among the Magistrates, Ministers, Literary and Worthy Men, in New England used book

A Biographical Dictionary, Containing a Brief Account of the First Settlers, and Other Eminent Characters Among the Magistrates, Ministers, Literary and Worthy Men, in New England more books like this

by Eliot, John, D.D. other copies of this book

price: $225.00

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Cushing and Appleton, Salem, and Edward Oliver, Boston Date published: 1809

Description: 1st edition. 8vo. Original calf binding, with early rebacking in leather. Front and rear inner hinges reinforced, wear to corners and chipping to spine, some internal browning. Overall, a very good copy. A biographical dictionary of the first settlers in New England. read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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Writings on American History, 1953 used book

Writings on American History, 1953 more books like this

by Masterson, James R. [Editor] other copies of this book

price: $15.00

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Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. Date published: 1960

Description: 1st edition. 8vo. Spine slightly bumped and faded, else a very fine copy. A classified list of books and articles on United States history that were published during 1953. read more

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Book: Very Good

 

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