SANTA BARBARANA

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SANTA BARBARANA

* Bicentennial Historical Series
* City Directories
* County Histories; Mug Books: Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura Counties; Northern California
* Carpinteria
* Gaviota
* Goleta
* Santa Ynez ~ Including Los Alamos; Solvang
* Summerland
* Montecito
* Vandenberg Air Force Base


* Cookbooks
* Poetry
* Restaurants
* Yearbooks

  • 1860s


  • Dana, Richard Henry. Two Years Before the Mast Boston: Fields, Osgood & Co., 1869. 470 pages, green cloth. Second or “author’s” edition of this famous title. (First revised edition.)
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1865-1888 Santa Barbara Wharf Company. Account ledger for the construction of the Chapala Street Wharf.
Secretary. Henry Carnes
Chairman. F. J. McGuire
President. J. B. Shaw
Chairman. Burton
Chairman. James Ord
Chairman. Charles Enoc Huse
Secretary. Brinkerhoff
In the Chair. Pierce
Auctioneer. McCulley
Secretary. Frank Smith
Chairman/President. J. P. Sterns


  • 1870s


  • 1872. Wood, E.N. Guide to Santa Barbara. Town and Country Santa Barbara, Wood & Sefton, 1872. 77 pages plus 19 pages of advertisements, folded map, wrappers, 5-3/4 x 4-3/8 inches. Original price 50 cents. “Containing information on matters of interest to tourists, new settlers, invalids, etc.” Real estate slip tipped in between page 48-49: “Ranchos for sale at prices ranging from $1 to $20 per acre.” The first book published in Santa Barbara. Wood was junior editor of the Santa Barbara Press in 1872. He settled in California in 1870 and died Oct. 14, 1874. Santa Barbara's first published book! Six known copies: four in private collections (Marla Daily, Clif Smith, Eric Hvolbøll; Jacobs sale); Huntington; Bancroft (partial copy). Paid $125 from John Swingle. Copy sold by Lost Horizon Books in 1993 for $800. Together with an article about the book published in Noticias Spring, 1998.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1876. Huse, Charles E. Sketch of the History and Resources of Santa Barbara City and County, California Santa Barbara: Office of the Daily Press, 1876. 49 pages, wrappers. 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. Prepared for “the Fourth of July, 1876, at the Centennial Celebration of our National Anniversary.” Topics include: Table of Temperature at Santa Barbara for the Year 1874 prepared by Dr. L. N. Dimmick; Early Settlers; Discovery of Gold; Lost Cannon; Petroleum; City of Santa Barbara; Newspapers; Schools; Spanish; Consumption and the Census; Statistics. Charles E. Huse (1825-1898) moved to Santa Barbara in 1851 at age 26 and became a prominent Santa Barbara attorney. Paid $225 ca. 1978. In custom clam-shall box. Rocq #13508.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1876. [Los Angeles] Warner, J. J., Benjamin Hayes and J. P. Widney. An Historical Sketch of Los Angeles County, California from the Spanish Occupancy, by the Founding of the Mission San Gabriel Archangel, September 8, 1771 to July 4, 1876 Los Angeles: Louis Lewin & Co., 1876. (Mirror Printing, Ruling and Binding House). Chapter 3 by Dr. J.P. Widney. Wrappers. 88 pages. Appendix July 4, 1876 First Centennial Celebration. Pd. $50. Rocq #2652.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1878. All About Santa Barbara, California. The Sanitarium of the Pacific Coast Santa Barbara: Daily Advertizer Printing House, 1878. 100 pages, salmon wrappers. 8-1/2 x 6 inches. Fragile pages heavily aged. Includes: Santa Barbara as the future Newport of the Pacific; A letter published by Dr. Brinkerhoff in 1871; Letter of E.N. Wood to the Troy Times, 1870; Pulmonary Consumption in cities; temperature of sea water at Santa Barbara; letters from visitors. Ex-lib. Rocq #13569. Paid $25
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1878. All About Santa Barbara, California. The Sanitarium of the Pacific Coast Santa Barbara: Daily Advertizer Printing House, 1878. 100 pages, blue-green wrappers. Gift from CQS.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1880s


  • n.d.; c. 1880s. Santa Barbara by the Sea Santa Barbara, Cal.; Daily News Print, n.d. Ribbon-tied thru 2-punched holes. 4 numbered pages + 5 photographs: Front View of the Old Mission; An Humble House [adobe]; Channel Islands; A Stage Trip Over the Santa Ynez Mountains; My Banksia. Rocq #13677.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1882. Pennsylvania Bi-Centennial Celebration at Burton Mound, Santa Barbara, Cal. Speeches by Charles Fernald and Horace J. Smith. Santa Barbara: Press Steam Book and Job Printing House, 1882. Ties wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1884. Hall-Wood, Mary C. F. Santa Barbara As It Is. Topography, Climate, Resources and Objects of Interest Santa Barbara: Daily Independent, (1884). Pink wrappers. 101 pages plus Record of Temperature 1883-1884 tipped to rear. Contains a number of articles by prominent Santa Barbarans, including: Indian Remains by Dr. L. N. Dimmick; Geology and Paleontology/Ferns/ Sea Mosses/Mollusca by Lorenzo Yates; an address by Judge Fernald, etc. Mary Hall-Wood was the wife of E. N. Wood [See 1872]. Paid $95. Rocq #13710.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1886. O'Keefe, J. J. The Buildings and Churches of the Mission of Santa Barbara. A Handbook. Authentic information on the Mission of Santa Barbara from its Foundation to the Present Day Santa Barbara: Independent Job Printing House, 1886. Wrappers. 40 pages. 5-1/2 x 7-7/8 inches.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD] Two copies.


  • 1886. [SANTA BARBARA BOARD OF TRADE]. Santa Barbara California. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Press, (1886). Hand-tied wrappers. 14 pages. 3-3/8 x 5-7/8 inches. Very rare. Hon. E. A. Heacock, President. Committee: Joseph J. Perkins, Walter H. Nixon, H. C. Ford. Paid $50.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1886. Roberts, Edwards. Santa Barbara and Around There Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1886. 191 pages plus 3 pages “To the Pacific Coast.” Yellow cloth. Signed With Compliments Edwards Roberts. Bookplate: Mr. Edwards Roberts. With illustrations by Henry Chapman Ford. “Analysis of water from the Montecito Hot Mineral Springs” pasted to inside rear cover. First edition. This book appeared in several editions and in several variant bindings. Rocq #13651.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1886. ----. Another copy. Blue cloth variant of first edition, 1886. Paid $27.50 in 1979.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1886. ----. Another copy. Grey cloth variant of first edition, 1886.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1887. ----. Another copy. Second edition. Green wrappers. Blind stamp of Essex Institute. Paid $35.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1888. ----. Another copy. Third edition. Grey cloth. Paid $37.50
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1887. Roberts, Edwards. "A Santa Barbara Holiday" Harper’s New Monthly Magazine. 75(350):813-835, November, 1887. Vol. LXXV, No. CCCCL. Pages 812-835. Bound in entire Volume 75, 1887. Black boards with black leather spine and corners. Illustrations include the Arlington veranda, Santa Barbara bird's eye view, Castle Rock, Santa Barbara harbor, Gaviota Pass, scene in Hope Ranch, and several mission views. Paid $25.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1887. [PIERCE, IRA]. Auction catalogue of trotting, road, draft horses and mules, property of Ira Pierce, Santa Barbara, Cal. at Morshead’s City Front Stables, No. 25 Washington Street on Tuesday, May 17, 1887 at 11 o’clock A.M. [n.p., Peplow & Tilley, 521 Clay Street]. 7 pages, delicate wrappers. 8-1/2 x 6 inches. Ex-lib. the Wilson collection.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1887. [SANTA BARBARA MORNING PRESS]. Santa Barbara, California, Morning Press Special Edition November, 1887 Price ten cents. 40 pages, pale green stapled wrappers. 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Santa Barbara Morning Press was established in 1868. Walter H. Nixon was editor at the time of this edition. Contains information and advertisements of the day.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1887-1888. [SANTA BARBARA AUTOGRAPHS ALBUM]. Williard C. Hill book. Autograph album of Willard C. Hill, Santa Barbara, 1887-1888. Leather book with owner’s name gilt stamped on cover. 4 1/4 x 7 inches. Includes original signatures obtained in Santa Barbara: Gin Chung, El Montecito, 1878; Lee Wong, Santa Barbara; Chen Yan, Hot Springs, 1888; J.G. Waterman, Santa Barbara, 1888; Woo Young, Montecito Strawberry Garden, 1888; Mrs. G.L. Guin, Santa Barbara, 1888; J.R. Plumer, El Montecito, 1887 [signed on a tipped-in eucalyptus leaf in gold ink]; O.A. Stafford, Riven Rock Ranch, El Montecito, 1888; Mary Plumer, El Montecito, 1887; Allen W. Johnson, Santa Barbara, 1888; Dr. & Mrs. Weber Robarts of Champaign, Ill. signed at Montecito Hot Springs, 1888; Albert & Angie Magee, La Para Grande, El Montecito; Alice Johnston, San Ysidro Rancho, 1888. Additional signatures were obtained at Yosemite Valley and Wawona.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1888. [SANTA BARBARA] Heninger, C.P. Souvenir of Santa Barbara, Cal. San Francisco: Heninger, 1888. Fold-out of 12 single-sided views plus 11 pages of text at rear, gilded cloth. 6 x 5 inches. Includes: Birds Eye View of Santa Barbara (3 panels); Natural Arch, Santa Cruz Island; Olive oil works; Monster grapevine; Hot Springs. Paid $30
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1888. Jackson, A.W. Barbariana or Scenery, Climate, Soils and Social Conditions of Santa Barbara City and County California San Francisco: C.A. Murdock & Co., 1888. 48 pages in green wrappers. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Original price 10 cents. Includes table of temperature and rainfall for 1886 and 1887; Los Alamos; Lompoc; Santa Maria; Agriculture; Population; Climate-Health; Nature-Scenery. Mint copy in blue-green wraps. Rocq #13510.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1888. Jackson, A.W. Barbariana or Scenery, Climate, Soils and Social Conditions of Santa Barbara City and County California. San Francisco: C.A. Murdock & Co., 1888. 48 pages in salmon wrappers. 7-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. Original price 10 cents. Includes table of temperature and rainfall for 1886 and 1887; Los Alamos; Lompoc; Santa Maria; Agriculture; Population; Climate-Health; Nature-Scenery. Mint copy in salmon wraps. Rocq #13510.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1888. [COOKBOOK] [First Congregational Church]. Santa Barbara Recipes compiled by the Ladies of the First Congregational Church. Santa Barbara, 1888. 82 pages of recipes plus 32 pages of advertisements, mustard oil cloth wrappers. 9 x 6 inches. Recipes include the name of the person whose recipe it is; Advertisements include stables, architects, carpenters, language teachers, chemists, Chinese and Japanese goods, hotels, furniture, books, restaurants, etc. Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1888. Johnstone, E. McD. By Semi-Tropic Seas. Santa Barbara, El Montecito, La Goleta, etc. Santa Barbara: E. McD. Johnstone, 1888. 48 pages, 8-¾ x 7 inches, chromolithographic pictorial wrappers backed with linen as issues. Includes illustrations of local Indian artifacts. Rocq #13621.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1888. Pacific Coast Souvenir with text by E.M. Johnstone . [Oakland: Denison, 1888]. 30 pages of plates, 12 pages of text, green pictorial gilt cloth, 7-1/2 x 6 inches. First edition. 46 Albertype plates of Pacific Coast scenery, including: Interior and exterior Santa Barbara Mission; Cliff House and Seal Rocks; Carmel Mission; Mt. Shasta; Lake Tahoe; Wawona; Driving the Last Spike; Virginia City Nevada; Wells Fargo Stage; San Francisco. H.D. Watkins is identified as photographer of 11 of the plates, and Taber of 3. 12 pages of descriptive text identifying the photographs follows. Catalogued in 1990 at $150. Rocq #15890.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1889. Wills, Mary H. A Winter in California Penna.: Norristown, 1889. Gilt-decorated white cloth. 150 pages. Chapter Return to Santa Barbara pages 96-100. Rocq #16430.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


1890s


  • 1892. Caballeria Y Collell, Juan. History of the City of Santa Barbara California from its Discovery to our Own Days Santa Barbara: F. de P. Guiterrez, 1892. 116 pages, maroon velvet cloth. Translated from Spanish by Edmund Burke with a Preface by Jarrett T. Richards. Islands on p. 84-86. Paid $100. Rocq #13581.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1892. Caballeria Y Collell, Juan. History of the City of Santa Barbara California from its Discovery to our Own Days Santa Barbara: F. de P. Guiterrez, 1892. 99 pages, wrappers reinforced with white tape around edges. Translated from Spanish by Edmund Burke with a Preface by Jarrett T. Richards. Islands on p. 74-76. Different printing from the above edition.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1893. [COOPER, J. W.] Sands, Frank. A Pastoral Prince. The History and Reminiscences of J. W. Cooper Santa Barbara: [n.p.], 1893. 190 pages, maroon cloth. With 5 plates. Paid $50. Rocq #13539.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1894. Hanson, Arthur N. Santa Barbara World at Large A compilation of facts for the information. 4 uncut signatures stapled together. 64 pages. Lacks cover and pp. 12-13.
Photos include: Residence of Joseph J. Perkins; Crossing the Santa Barbara Mountains—Santa Barbara and Los Olivos Stage Line; A Rest Near the Summit—Santa Barbara and Los Olivos Stage Line; A Basket of La France and Duchesse Roses, as seen in Flower Festival Parade; Street Scene, Santa Barbara; Toll House—Santa Barbara and Los Olivos Stage Line; Line of the Southern Pacific [4 vignettes]; One of the Vehicles in Flower Festival Traders Procession Respresenting the Great Wardrobe; The Commercial Hotel; Commercial Hotel Six-In-Hand [at Castle Rock]; Arlington Hotel; Arlington Annex; New Morris House; Residence of R.B. Canfield; Bathing Scene Christmas Day; Interior View of the Goleta Creamery; Santa Barbara Lumber Company's Office, Lumber Yard and Wharf Scene; Mine of Punta Gorda Asphalt Mining and Paving Co.; Miramar; Las Conchas Mine (near Carpinteria); California Petroleum and Asphalt Mine; La Patera Asphaltum Mine; Interior View Hunt and Fischer's Real Estate Office; An Evergreen Arch, Haley Street; Grove House.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1895. [FRANCESCHI, DR. F.] Francheschi, Dr. F. Santa Barbara Exotic Flora: A Handbook of Plants from Foreign Countries grown at Santa Barbara, California. Santa Barbara: [n.p.], 1895. 88 pages, wrappers. Price 35 cents. Today a park on Mission Ridge Road bears Franceschi’s name.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • ca. 1895. Hanson, Arthur. Santa Barbara. A compilation of facts for the information of the world at large The city of Roses. Santa Barbara, n.p., n.d. (ca. 1895) 64 pages, wrappers. 5-5/8 x 9 inches. Includes many photographs: Cold Spring dinner station; flower festival parade; Los Olivos stage line; Goleta creamery; Punta Gorda asphalt mine. Paid $20. Rocq #13613.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1895. Sands, Frank. Santa Barbara at a Glance A compendium of Reliable Information for Citizens, Sojourners and Strangers Who May Come in Future. Santa Barbara, n.p., 1895. 8vo. 56 pp., illus., a number of rare half-tone photos, on plates, by W. L. Newton. Illustrated wrappers, gilt. Frank Sands was a journalist. The book is in the form of 106 responses to questions commonly asked about the city. Rocq #13658.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1897. [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM] Santa Barbara California. 1897. 6-l/2 x 8-l/2 inches. Cloth. 40 original photographs. Spine broken. “Hattie M. Mitchell from Mother. November 23, ‘97. The work of Mary L. Hart during the summer of 1897.” Includes 6 views of the Santa Barbara Mission, including the Sacred Garden; Mission bridge; several Santa Barbara adobes; Spanish town; de la Guerra house; flume of Santa Barbara reservoirs; Congregational church; Methodist church; ships Coos Bay, Corona and Santa Rosa at Sterns Wharf; Plaza; one of Fremont’s cannons at Dibblee Hill; mesa at Carpinteria Valley; Miramar; Montecito Country Club; Summerland; Hollister’s Ranch. Paid $135
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1889. [AGUIRRE ADOBE]. La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara 1841-1884 By S. E. A. Higgins. (Santa Barbara: Press of El Barbareño, 1896.) 29 pages, wrappers. 5-7/8 x 4 -1/8 inches. Bound by yellow string. The Aguirre adobe was located on the northwest corner of Carrillo Street at Anacapa Street. The painting of this adobe by Henry Chapman Ford referred to in the preface was sold by the Santa Ynez Valley Museum to Willie Wood of Santa Barbara ca. 1989. Paid $75. Rocq #13617.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 1899. [REED, N.H.] Santa Barbara Scenes and Scenery. (Kansas City, Mo.: Hudson-Kimberly Publishing, 1899). 38 pages, purple wrappers gilt-stamped. 6-3/4 x 5 inches. Includes: section on history; birds in January; catalogue of platinotype photographs by N.H. Reed; 10 pages of advertisements. Santa Barbara Islands included by number for 16 views. Ex lib Santa Barbara Mission. Paid $20
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • c. 1900. Sands, Frank. Camera Views of Santa Barbara, Cal. Santa Barbara: Frank Sands, (c. 1900). Camera views of Santa Barbara, Cal. 60 individual plates in portfolio, folded. ROCQ 13657.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]



  • Almack, John C. The Painted Pony. A Santa Barbara Book. Santa Barbara: Wallace Hebberd, (1944). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [ART LEAGUE OF SANTA BARBARA]. Exhibition of Paintings and Etchings by Artist Members. August 2nd to August 24th. (n.p., n.d.) 1 page folded wrappers. 6 x 4 1/2 inches. Includes etchings by Ed Borein; paintings by Wm. Otte, Fernand Lungren, Clarence Mattei, Colin Campbell Cooper, John Gamble, Douglass Parshall, etc. Early.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Bell, Katherine M. Swinging the Censer. Reminiscences of old Santa Barbara Compiled by Katherine Bell Cheney. Santa Barbara: (Finaly Press, Hartford 1931.) 287 pages, gilt stamped maroon cloth with black cloth spine. Second printing. Signed Katherine Bell Chaney. Katherine M. Bell (1844-1926) was the daughter of Nicholas A. Den who came to Santa Barbara in 1836. She married John Stewart Bell. Paid $35. Rocq #13574.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Beresford, Hattie. The Way It Was. Santa Barbara Comes of Age. Printed in USA, 2017. First edition in d.j. Signed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [Birnam Wood Golf Club]. Officers and Directors, By-Laes, Rules, Members of Birnam Wood Golf Club Santa Barbara, 1975. Spiral-bound wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Bixby-Smith, Sarah. Adobe Days. A Book of California Memories Cedar Rapids: Torch Press, 1925. 208 pages, cloth, paper spine label. First edition. Narrative of a California girl on an early Los Angeles sheep farm. Paid $25. Catalogued at $40 in 1992. Rocq #4401.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [BOREIN, EDWARD]. Perkins, Charles Elliott. The Pinto Horse. Santa Barbara: Fisher & Skofoeld, 1937. Illustrations by Edward Borein. Originally published in 1927. Lacks dust jacket.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [BOREIN, EDWARD]. Perkins, Charles Elliott. The Pinto Horse. New York: Devin-Adair Company, 1960. Illustrations by Edward Borein. Originally published in 1927. This newer edition in pictorial dust jacket.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Brantingham, Barney. Around Santa Barbara County with Barney Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, 1992. Wraps. Inscribed by the author to Marla Daily and dated December 1993.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [BROOKS INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY]. Santa Barbara: Brooks Institute, 1987. Fine in slipcase.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Brooks, Charles S. A Western Wind New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1935). Orange boards in dust jacket. 158 pages. Includes Carmel, Monterey, and Santa Barbara. Rocq #5585.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Broughton, Jacqueline P. A Sketchbook of Santa Barbara's Native Wildflowers Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1976. 110+ pages. 1/500.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [CALIFORNIA DIRECTORY ASSOCIATION] Guests’ Guide to Santa Barbara California California Directory Association, n.d. (ca. 1921) 32 pages, wrappers. 5-3/8 x 3-3/8 inches. Guests’ guide and shopping list: Where to go, what to see, where to shop. Page 7: Trips to the islands can be arranged through Captain Eaton.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [CALIFORNIA DIRECTORY ASSOCIATION] The Tourist Guide to Santa Barbara California Directory Association, 1929. 56 pages, orange pictorial wrappers. 6-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches. “Where to go, what to see, where to shop in Santa Barbara.” The Channel Islands p. 16-18. Photograph of Painted Cave, Santa Cruz Island on p. 16. End map tipped in.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [CALIFORNIA DIRECTORY ASSOCIATION] The Tourist Guide to Santa Barbara California Directory Association, 1929. 56 pages, blue pictorial wrappers. 6-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches. “Where to go, what to see, where to shop in Santa Barbara.” The Channel Islands p. 16-18. Photograph of Painted Cave, Santa Cruz Island on p. 16. Lacks end map tipped in.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [CALIFORNIA DIRECTORY ASSOCIATION] A Tourist Guide to Santa Barbara California Directory Association, 1931. 64 pages, orange pictorial wrappers. 6-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches. “Where to go, what to see, where to shop. A small convenient to carry booklet...” Santa Cruz Island p. 18-20. “Practically a virgin territory for the seeker of Indian relics.” Photograph of Pelican Bay on p. 51.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [CALIFORNIA DIRECTORY ASSOCIATION] A Tourist Guide to Santa Barbara California Directory Association, 1931. 64 pages, maroon pictorial wrappers variant. 6-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches. “Where to go, what to see, where to shop. A small convenient to carry booklet...” Santa Cruz Island p. 18-20. “Practically a virgin territory for the seeker of Indian relics.” Photograph of Pelican Bay on p. 51. With pictorial end map tipped in.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Chase, Harold. Hope Ranch. A Rambling Record Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Historical Society, 1963. 121 pages, cloth. Inscribed: To Helmar [Koeford]with appreciation Harold S. Chase. Profuse photographs. Harold Chase was the brother of Pearl Chase. He was the president of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Paid $6.50
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Church, Rupert. Teachers Are People. A Santa Barbara Book Santa Barbara: Wallace Hebbard, (1973). Dust jacket.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [COMMERCIAL BANK] Map of the City of Santa Barbara, California. Map folded in red wrappers. 5 1/2 x 3 inches. (Iowa: Kenton Company, n.d.) Colored map. Early.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Conklin, Hal. Santa Barbara Railroad Centennial 1887-1987 Celebrating One Hundred Years of Service. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Savings and Loan, (1987). Stapled wraps.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • CONNEXIONS. The Santa Barbara Literary Arts Quarterly. #9. Spring 1987. Contains: Mervin Lane; Kit Tremaine; Lucas Lachner.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [COUNTY NATIONAL BANK AND TRUST CO.] Art in Santa Barbara. Exhibition of Paintings by Local Artists. Commemorating the return to its building restored after the earthquake of June 29, 1925. Santa Barbara: County National Bank, (1925). Stapled wraps. Artists include: Dan Sayre Groesbeck;S. Podchernikoff; Ferdinand Lungren; Colin Campbell; Mrs. Albert Herter; Russell Cheney; Douglas Parshall; John M. Gamble; Leila Tuckerman; Edward Borein; Oscar Coast; Frank Morley Fletcher; Dudley Carpenter; Mary C. W. Black; DeWitt Parshall; Clarence Mattei.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Cowles, Roger. The San Felipians New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. Black boards. 242 pages. A satire on the American social life in the form of a diary. Santa Barbara. Baird & Greenwood #560.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Curletti, Rosario. Pathways to Pavements The history and romance of Santa Barbara Spanish street names. Presented by County National Bank & Trust Company, Santa Barbara. (1950). First edition. 87 pages, pictorial stapled wrappers.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Curletti, Rosario. Pathways to Pavements A history of Spanish street names in Santa Barbara, compiled for and distributed exclusively by County National Bank & Trust Company, Santa Barbara. (1953). Perfect bound. Revised edition. Signed by the author and dated 2-5-78. Tipped in is Ms. Curletti’s obituary (3-27-1986) and a letter to the editor of the Santa Barbara News Press concerning her death.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Curletti, Rosario. Pathways to Pavement. A History of Spanish street names in Santa Barbara. Illustrated by Peter Wolf. Santa Barbara: County National Bank and Trust, 1953. 92 pages, special bound revised edition in green wrappers.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Davison, Grace L. The Gates of Memory. Recollections of Early Santa Ynez Valley Solvang: Santa Ynez Valley News, 1955. 102 pages, cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Signed Grace L. Davison. Author’s first book. Born in Pennsylvania in 1875, the author moved to Ballard (Santa Ynez Valley) in 1882. She finished this work when she was 80 years old. Rocq #13494.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [DE LA GUERRA, JOSE]. Thompson, Fr. Joseph A. El Gran Capitan Jose de la Guerra A Historical Biographical Study. Los Angeles: Cabrera & Sons, (1961). Green cloth. Inscribed by Fr. Joseph.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Easton, Ellen. Santa Barbara Land Grant Ranchos Santa Barbara: The Easton Gallery, (1996). Paintings and photographs of Santa Barbara County Land Grant Ranchos as depicted by members of the Oak Group of artists. Landscape formea; color.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Ellsworth, Helen. The Blue Jays in the Sierras NY: Century Co., 1918. 208 pages, pictorial cloth in pictorial dust jacket. The book was written by the mother of well-known Santa Ynez valley rancher, Mrs. Ted (Ailie) Chamberlin about early family camping trips and adventures. Inscribed: With loving greeting to Benny and Larry from Anne Chamberlin and Helen Chamberlin and their mother Ailie who was ‘Juliet Ver Planck’. Christmas 1937.” Laid in is a post card from Ailie Chamberlin dated 1-27-82 discussing the book.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Engwall, John F. The History of the Hope School District Santa Barbara, California (n.p.), Vieja Valley P.T.A., 1967. 52 pages, blue wrappers.Based on a thesis presented to the faculty of the Department of Education, University of Southern California.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Everett, William B. and Gary B. Coombs. Mule Car and Trolly. The Story of the Santa Barbara Street Railway Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara News Press, 1984. First edition in d.j. Photo and ephemera laid-in.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [ FERNALD, CHARLES ]. Rogers, Cameron. Charles Fernald. A County Judge in Arcady The selected private papers of a pioneer California judge. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, (1954). First edition in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author and dated 1959.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [FIRST NATIONAL TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK]. Santa Barbara Yesterday Today and Tomorrow. (n.p.) 1946. 45 pages, wrappers. 6 x 4 inches. Bank’s 75th year.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [FIRST NATIONAL TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK]. Facts behind the fame of Santa Barbara County. Compiled by the Chamber of Commerce. (n.p.), 1948. 48 pages, orange wrappers. ROCQ 13602. First printing. Bank’s 77th year.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [FIRST NATIONAL TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK]. Facts behind the fame of Santa Barbara County. Compiled by the Chamber of Commerce. (Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, 1952) . 64 pages, orange pictorial wrappers. ROCQ 13602. Fifth printing. Bank’s 81st year.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [ FLEISCHMANN, MAX ] Wheeler, Sessions S. Gentleman in the Outdoors. A Portrait of Max C. Fleischmann Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1980. First edition in d.j. Fleischmann funded the construction of the Santa Barbara breakwater in 1929.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [FOSTER FAMILY] The Foster Family California Pioneers 1849. Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, 1925. 285 pages, decorative cloth. Copyright by Lucy Foster Sexton. Includes: First overland trip in 1849; Second overland trip in 1852; Third overland trip in 1853; Fourth trip via Panama in 1857.; Foster Genealogy by Frederick Pearce of Chicago; Biographical by Juliet Foster Olmstead; A Journal of the Route to Alta California. See also Sexton family. Paid $100. Rocq #14119.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [FOXEN, WILLIAM BENJAMIN] Benefield, Hattie Stone. For the Good of the Country. The Life story, a photo album and the Family Tree of William Benjamin Foxen. Los Angeles: Lorrin L. Morrison, (1951) #443 of 600 numbered copies.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [FRANCESCHI, DR. F.] Dr. F. Franceschi Pioneer Plantsman. A Record of his distinguished career in Santa Barbara by Will Beittel. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara County Horticultural Society, 1984. 65 pages, wrappers. Cover design by Santa Barbara artist Eric Parfit.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [FRIDAY STUDY CLUB]. Friday Study Club Santa Barbara. Organized 1898. [n.p.],1927-28. 36 pages, wrappers. 3-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches. A private womans club. Meetings held at homes of members lst, 3rd & 5th Fridays 2:30-5:00. Names and addresses of 25 members are listed. Holograph additions and deletions.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [GIN CHOW] Gin Chow's First Annual Almanac Foreword by Harry Carr. Los Angeles: Wetzel Publishing, 1932. Second edition. Mustard boards. 61 pages. Signed: Gin Chow. With 4 news clippings laid-in. Rocq #3842.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [GIN CHOW] Gin Chow's Second Annual Almanac Foreword by John Stephen McGroarty. Santa Barbara: News Press Publishing, 1932. First edition. Blue boards. 112 pages. Signed: Gin Chow.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [GLEDHILL]. Gledhill, Keith and David. The Gledhills. Portraits. Santa Barbara: Mission Creek Studios, 1988. First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Graffy de Garcia, Erin. Society Lady's Guide on How To Santa Barbara A n insider's Expose. Santa Barbara: Kieran Publishing, (1997). Second ediiton. Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Graffy, Neal. Santa Barbara Then and Now An Historical Picture Book of Santa Barbara, California from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century. Santa Barbara: El Barbareño Publishing, (2012). Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [Grafton, Sue.] Selected by Steven Gilbar and Dean Stewart. Tales of Santa Barbara. From Native Storytellers to Sue Grafton. Santa Barbara: John Daniel and Company, (1994). Wraps. Signed by Sue Grafton. Delaminating of plastic coating on wrappers.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Green, Betsy J. Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1914. Tales of everyday life in Santa Barbara 100 years ago Santa Barbara: El Barbareño Publishing, 1914. First edition in wraps. Signed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Green, Betsy J. Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1915. Tales of everyday life in Santa Barbara 100 years ago Santa Barbara: El Barbareño Publishing, 1915. First edition in wraps. Signed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Green, Betsy J. Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1916. Tales of everyday life in Santa Barbara 100 years ago Santa Barbara: El Barbareño Publishing, 1916. First edition in wraps. Signed by the author. The Swimsuit Issue.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Green, Betsy J. MESApedia. The Early Years of Santa Barbara's Mesa Santa Barbara: El Barbareño Publishing, 1916. First edition in wraps. Signed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Green, Betsy J. Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1917. Tales of everyday life in Santa Barbara 100 years ago Santa Barbara: El Barbareño Publishing, 1917. First edition in wraps. Signed by the author. Centerfold—Women in Pants!
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Green, Betsy J. Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1918. The Best Stories of the Year! Santa Barbara: El Barbareño Publishing, 1918. First edition in wraps. Signed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Green, Betsy J. Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1919. The Best Stories of the Year! Santa Barbara: El Barbareño Publishing, 1919. First edition in wraps. Signed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Green, Betsy J. Movies & Million-Dollar Mansions Santa Barbara, privately printed, (2022). First edition. Signed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Green, Betsy J. Behind the Scenes at the Flying A The highlights, hijinks, and hazards! of silent-era filming in Santa Barbara. Privately printed. Wraps. 191 pages. Signed by the author and dated 8/30/23.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [GRIFFITH & THORNBURGH]. Griffith, Yale B., Retired Partner. History of Griffith & Thornburgh (1979). Spiral-bound wraps. Inscribed "Top Marla From Yale B. Griffith"
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • HARRINGTON, John Peabody Exploration of the Burton Mound at Santa Barbara, California by John P. Harrington. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1928. Forty-fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1926-1927. Herrington pages 23-168 + 27 plates. Ex-lib. signed Ronald Olson.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Hawley, Walter A. The Early Days of Santa Barbara California. From the First Discoveries by Europeans to December, 1846 New York: [n.p.], 1910. 105 pages, grey pictorial wrappers. First edition. Includes illustrations by Henry Chapman Ford; Alexander Harmer. Walter Hawley owned the Hawley Building on the southwest corner of Victoria and State Streets and the Oreña mansion at the end of Mission Street where Roosevelt school is today.
[original in SCIF archives] [ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • Hawley, Walter A. The Early Days of Santa Barbara California. From the First Discoveries by Europeans to December, 1846' Second edition. Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, 1920. 103 pages, green pictorial wrappers.
[original in SCIF archives] [ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • Hazard, Caroline. Garden Verses Santa Barbara Prepared for the visit of the Garden Club of America, 1926. (n.p.: Schauer Printing Studio, 1926). #204/250. 20 pages, wrappers. 7 x 4 1/2 inches. Includes 2 photographs of Santa Barbara mission; Matilija poppy. Caroline Hazard gave the land to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
[original in SCIF archives] [ex-lib M. D. Daily]


  • [HOLLISTER FAMILY] A History of the Hollister Adobe by Coleen H. Larson. San Luis Obispo: Cuesta College, 1971. 64 pages, wrappers. Maps and photographs. Includes: Chumash of the Chorro Valley; Spanish Land Grants; San Lucito Ranch; The Myth of Juan Vazquez.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [HOLLISTER FAMILY] The Ancestors and Descendants of Albert G. Hollister by Ethel Hollister and Kathryn Kellogg Hollister. Santa Barbara: W. T. Genns, (1970). 60 pages, cloth. Inscribed: To Harry Valentine with best wishes Kathryn Hollister. The Hollisters are a well-known old Santa Barbara County ranching family. Laid in is a Hollister family tree and notes prepared by J.J. Hollister. Paid $25
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [HOLLISTER FAMILY] The Hollister Family by J.J. Hollister. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Historical Society Noticias, Vol. XXXIV, No. 2. Summer, 1988. Paginated 25-44, illustrated wrappers. From a talk given by J.J. Hollister to the Westerners, Santa Barbara Corral in February, 1988.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [HOLLISTER FAMILY] The Ranch Papers. A California Memoir. By Jane Hollister Wheelwright. San Francisco: The Lapis Press, (1988). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [HOLLISTER FAMILY]. Kellogg, Frank E. The Ancestors and Descendants of Florentine Erwin Kellogg and His Wife whose Maiden Name was Rebecca Jane Williams Goleta, California: September 9, 1907. Inscribed: "Property of Kathryn Kellogg Hollister". Holograph notes laid in. Rare.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Hoover, Michael. Drought & Flood. The History of Water in Santa Barbara and Montecito Santa Barbara: Kieran Publishing, 2020. Perfect-bound wraps.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [HOPE RANCH] Hope Ranch The Story of two thousand acres of beautifully wooded land and a prophecy of its future. A. D. Shepard, (1908). #44 of the Second Edition, limited to 500 copies. Former owner's signature, Elizabeth Linquest, Patterson Ave., Goleta 1919.
:: [original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Huse, Charles Enoch. The Huse Journal: Santa Barbara in the 1850s Santa Barbara Historical Society, 1976. 350+ pages. Ocre cloth. 1/500.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [HUGHES, WILMOT]. Hughes, Madge. Wilmot The Man Everyone Loved. As told by his wife, Madge. Privately printed, 1974. Inscribed by the author.
:: [original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • 2022. Hvolboll, Eric. New Year Book 1982-2022 Hikes and adventures in the Cuyama and Santa Barbara Backcountry and environs. Castle Press, 2022.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [HYDE, ROBERT] Hyde, Robert. Six More at Sixty' NY: Doubleday, 1960. 190 pages , cloth. Inscribed: Robert Hyde -- Horace Gray 18 Oct. 1960. Piece of original photographic dust jacket pasted to inside cover. Well known Santa Barbaran “Bohemians” from Mountain Drive, Bobby and Floppy Hyde, adopted a family of six Mexican-American children when Bobby was 60 years old and Floppy was 56. This is their story. Paid $5
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [ISLA VISTA]. The Campus by the Sea Where the Bank Burned Down. A report on the disturbance at UCSB and Isla Vista 1968-70. Sumitted to the President's Commission on campus unrest at the request of Joseph Rhodes, Jr. Red stapled wrappers. Faculty & Clergy Observer's Program, September 1, 1970. 153 pages.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Jackson, Fred D. My Town. An Address to the Santa Barbara Rotary Club, May 8, 1931 Santa Barbara: Rotary Club (Schauer), (1931). 19 pages, wrappers. 7-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. Ex-lib. Rosario Curletti. Paid $7.50
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [KELLOGG FAMILY]. Kellogg, Frank E. The Ancestors and Descendants of Florentine Erwin Kellogg and His Wife whose Maiden Name was Rebecca Jane Williams Goleta, California: September 9, 1907. Inscribed: "Property of Kathryn Kellogg Hollister". Holograph notes laid in. Rare.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Lane, Mervin. Going to Town Santa Barbara: Sadhe Publishing, (1985). Purple wrappers. 169 pages. Inscribed: To Marla with lots of best wishes. Mervin Lane. Biographical sketches of fellow Santa Barbarans.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [LOBERO THEATRE]. Uday Shan-kar with Simkie Monday, December 18, 1933. 8 pages, wrappers. Theatre program with many local advertisements.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Lummis, Charles F. Stand Fast Santa Barbara Santa Barbara: Community Arts Association, 1923. 17 pages, wrappers. 6-7/8 x 4-1/2 inches. Reprinted from The Santa Barbara Morning Press. “Save the centuried romance of old California in this, its last and most romantic stronghold.”
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • McGroarty John Steven. Santa Barbara California Southern Pacific, 1925. 32 pages, stapled wrappers. 7 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches. ROCQ 13626. Photographs by Samuel Adelstein.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • McGroarty John Steven. Santa Barbara California Southern Pacific, 1926. 32 pages, stapled wrappers. 7 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches. ROCQ 13626. Photographs by Samuel Adelstein.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Meier, Marcia. With photographs by James Chen. Santa Barbara. Paradise on the Pacific Georgia: Longstreet Press, 1996. Photograph coffee table book.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [MOUNTAIN DRIVE] Chiacos, Elias. Mountain Drive. Santa Barbara's Pioneer Bohemian Community. Santa Barbara: Shoreline Press, (1994). First edition in perfect-bound wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [MOUNTAIN DRIVE] Robinson, Frank. The Mountain Chronicles. Santa Barbara: Huzzah Press, 2004. Stapled and tape-bound stories put together for the memorial service of Frank Robinson (1923-2004).
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Muench, David (photographer). Santa Barbara Text by David Temple. Toronto: Skyline Press, (1984). First printing in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Oil Dye, Lee. Blowout at Platform A The Crisis that Awakened a Nation. New York: Doubleday & Company, (1971). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Oil Easton, Robert. Black Tide The Santa Barbara Oil Spill and its Consequences. New York: Delacorte Press, (1972). First edition in d.j., signed.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [Osborne's Bookstore]. Santa Barbara California NY: Albertype Company, n.d.[c. late 1930s] Ribbon-bound wraps of 12 photographs with introduction page, 10-¼ x 8-¼ inches.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Perkins, Charles Elliott. The Pinto Horse. New York: Devin-Adair Company, 1960. Illustrations by Edward Borein. Originally published in 1927. This new edition in pictorial dust jacket.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [PHILIP, HOFFMAN]. Philip, Hoffman. Harry Carry Christmas 1946. Leather spine; illustrated cloth binding. Santa Barbara: Privately printed, 1946. #156/250 copies.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Poett, A. Dibblee. Rancho San Julian The story of a California ranch and its people. Santa Barbara: Fithian Press, 1991. First edition in d.j. Signed Dibblee Poett Rancho San Juilian July 30, '91. Related ephemera laid-in.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Pope, Arthur. Key to the Wild Flowers of Santa Barbara County Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, 1922. 28 pages, wrappers. 3 3/8 x 6 inches. Key is arranged by numbers of petals and then color. 85 plants are included.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Price, Francis. Way of Life in Early Santa Barbara Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara City Schools, (1955). 37 pages. Green stapled wrappers. Ex lib. “This is an experimental edition and its use is limited to certain selected classrooms.”
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Rae, Cheri. The Santa Barbara Bargain Book Shop 'til you drop without going broke. Santa Barbara: Pacific Books, 1991. Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [RANCHEROS VISITADORES] WILSON, NEILL C. (COMPILER) Rancheros Visitadores: Twenty-fifth Anniversary 1930-1955 Santa Barbara: Los Rancheros Visitadores, 1955. 153 pages including numerous full-page and smaller photograpic illustrations. One of the primary activities of this organization is an annual trek across rancho lands.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Risley, Mariette. Santa Barbara: A Traveler’s Guide. (Santa Barbara: Wyvern Press, 1981.) 130 pages, wrappers. Signed Mariette Risley, July 29, 1981. A contemporary guidebook with information on shopping, movies, restaurants, night life, parks, dancing, etc. Paid $7.95
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Ritchie, Gilbert T. The Pictorial Story of Santa Barbara County, California Santa Barbara: Gilruth, 1966. 48 pages, pictorial wrappers. Fifty early historical photographs.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Robinson, Charles Mulford. A Report on the Civic Improvement and Beautification of Santa Barbara California Santa Barbara: Independent, 1909. 36 pages, dark wrappers. ROCQ 13653. Ex lib. Franciscan Monastery Library, Old Mission. Also the report of the Committee of Eleven on the Improvements of the City Streets. Contains many drawings of street corners.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Rouse, Stella Haverland. Santa Barbara's Spanish Renaissance & Old Spanish Days Fiesta Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, Inc., 1974. Stapled wraps.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [SANSUM CLINIC]. The Sansum Clinic 317 W. Pueblo St. Santa Barbara, California. small brochure, stapled wraps, 20 pages, n.d.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA]. Santa Barbara. The Gem of the Western Sea Los Angeles: M. Reider, (1907). Stapled wraps. Booklet of black and white photographs. ROCQ 13650.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA.] Santa Barbara c. 1900-teens. 123 photos mounted on heavy grey paper stock, 2-hole bound with cord. Potter Hotel (1903-1921) appears several times.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA]. Chafe, Gary & Marty Birdsell. Santa Barbara Alternate Guide for Downtown Shopping Wraps. Flip-up pages. Privately printed, (1972).
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA]. Santa Barbara. A Guide to the Channel City and Its Environs compiled by the Southern California Writer’s Project of the Work Projects Administration. NY: Hastings, 1941. 206 pages, cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Part of the American Guide Series sponsored by the WPA. Chapter “Sierras in the Sea” on islands; ref. to S.B. harbor and Santa Cruz Island p. 120. Paid $10. Rocq #13712.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA]. Survivors. Santa Barbara's last Victorians Santa Barbara Historical Society, (1979). Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA BANK & TRUST]. 112 Year Rainfall Record in Santa Barbara, California. 1 sheet folded into 4 panels, blue wrappers. Covers rainfall from 1867-1979.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA BANK & TRUST]
1981 Annual Report. Santa Barbara Bicentennial 1782-1982. Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Stapled wraps.
1982 Annual Report. (Santa Barbara historic paintings) Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Stapled wraps.
1983 Annual Report. Santa Barbara's Vanishing Adobes by Walker Tompkins. Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Stapled wraps.
1984 Annual Report. Santa Barbara's Grand Hotels of Yesterday by Walker Tompkins. Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Stapled wraps.
1985 Annual Report. 25th Anniversary Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Stapled wraps.
1986 Annual Report. The Northern Channel Islands by Marla Daily. Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Stapled wraps.
1988 Annual Report. Santa Barbara's Institutions of Higher Learning Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Stapled wraps.
1989 Annual Report. Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Stapled wraps.
1993 Annual Report. Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Stapled wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA BICENTENNIAL] The Official Santa Barbara Bicentennial Gazette A Pictorial Review of 200 Years. June M. Simonsen, 1981. Stapled wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA CEMETERY] The Martinez Frescoes. Santa Barbara Chapel, Santa Barbara Cemetery (n.p., n.d.) 16 pages, brown wrappers. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. In memory of Ethel Roe Eichheim and George Washington Smith.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE]. Maulsby, F. R. Santa Barbara California Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce, ( ). Stapled wraps, 15 pages.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE] Santa Barbara County California by Frank M. Selover. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara County Commission, 1915. 32 pages, colored pictorial wrappers. Cover illustration of Santa Barbara Mission and two riders. Rear photograph of children climbing giant rose bush. Channel Islands on p. 11. Paid $25. ROCQ 13558.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE] Santa Barbara, California. Official Guide. Santa Barbara: Rood Associates, 1961. 7th edition. 76 pages, colored pictorial wrappers. For complimentary distribution to Santa Barbara visitors, newcomers and residents.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE] Santa Barbara County California by M.B. Levick. San Francisco: Sunset Publishing, n.d. (1915?.) 32 pages, colored pictorial wrappers. Cover illustration of Santa Barbara Mission and two riders. Variant of the above. Rear photograph loading sugar beets. Channel Islands on p. 11.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION] Major Traffic Street Plan Boulevard and Park System for Santa Barbara, California, 1924. (Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, 1924). 70 pages, wrappers. 11 x 8 inches. Several large maps tipped in.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA COMMUNITY ARTS ASSOCIATION] Small House Designs Carleton Monroe Winslow and Edward Fisher Brown, editors. Santa Barbara Community Arts Association, (1924). First edition. Oversized boards.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA COMMUNITY ARTS ASSOCIATION] “America the Beautiful—or the Ugly?” as made possible through Signs good and bad. Compiled by the Plans and Planting Committee, Community Arts Association. (n.p., 1926). 23 pages, wrappers. Second printing of 1000 copies. (First printing was 1000 copies.) Contains 16 pages of full page photographs of Santa Barbara sign examples.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA COUNTY COURT HOUSE] The Santa Barbara County Court House 1929 Santa BArbara: Schauer Printing Studio, Inc., (1929). Stapled wraps. Oversized.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA COUNTY GENERAL PLAN REPORT] Santa Barbara County General Plan Report Santa Barbara: Simon Eisner and Associates, (1980). Spiral-bound. Oversized wraps. 155 pages with map pocket bound in rear.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA COUNTY WATER AND SEWAGE FACILITIES PLAN] County of Canta Barbara Water and Sewage Facilities Plan June 1971. Spiral-bound wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA JUNIOR LEAGUE]. Engagement Calendar. 1975. Junior League. Spiral bound pictorial wrappers. The Santa Barbara Junior League celebrated its 50th anniversary 1974-1975.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA MAP]. Map of Santa Barbara 1955 Compliments of Bekins Van and Storage. 8 folded panels.

[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA NEWS PRESS]. Santa Barbara News Press Headlines A History of Santa Barbara from the Pages of its Newspapers 1855-1982. Edited by Dewey Schurman. Santa Barbara; News Press Publishing, (1982). Oversized in d.j. Inscribed by the editor "For Marla, the lady of the islands, and wine, whales and mushrooms, and much much more...Dewey"
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA OVER SEAS CLUB] Over Seas Club, Kitchener Branch, Santa Barbara, Cal. Balance sheet. June 1916 to Dec. 31, 1917 1 page folded brochure, wrappers. Contains receipts and disbursements of the club, with a balance of $569.70.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA POST, AMERICAN LEGION]. The Sentinel of Post '49 Volume 3, Number 1. Santa Barbara, California, November 24, 1931. 8 page news publication. Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA POST CARDS]. Heckman, Marlin L. Santa Barbara. American Riviera The Postcard History Series. Charleston: Arcadia, (2000). Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA PUBLIC LIBRARY]. Santa Barbara Backgrounds Santa Barbara: Library, (n.d.) 6 pages, illustrated wrappers. 7-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. Includes Santa Barbara fiction and non-fiction in the library collections.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA PUBLIC LIBRARY]. Biography of a Library by Piri Korngold. (Goleta: Kimberly Press, 1977.) 40 pages, pictorial wrappers. Written for the 25th Anniversary of the Friends of the Santa Barbara Public Library. Includes the history of the library. Many photographs.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA PUBLIC WORKS]. The Proposed Bikeway Master Plan Santa Barbara: Public Works Dept., 1974. Perfect-bound warps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA RECREATION CENTER]. Margaret Baylor An Interpretation by Alice L. Simrall. Cincinnati: Ebbert & Richardson, 1924. 43 pages, cloth. Ex-lib. Pearl Chase with her bookplate. Margaret Baylor is responsible for the 1914 opening of the Santa Barbara Recreation Center on the corner of Carrillo and Anacapa streets. The former Margaret Baylor Inn is on Anacapa Street south of the Recreation Center.

Paid $7.50

[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SANTA BARBARA TAXPAYERS GUIDE]. Taxpayers Guide Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara, September 1959. Stapled wraps. Published by order of Board of Supervisors.

[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Santa Barbara Newspapers. Extracts 1868-1880 Extracted and compiled by members of the Santa Barbara Genealogical Society, 1996-9. Stapled. Contains an index of names and accompanying newspaper notices (birth, death, marriage, accident etc.)
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Santa Barbara Wharf Company (1865-1888]. Leather ledger, oversized. Manuscript material. Rare.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SCHAUER PRINTING STUDIO]. D. H. Schauer, Printer. Santa Barbara, CA. Job No. 1-Nov. 14, 1911 to No. 1701-Aug. 29, 1913.

Manuscript Ledger. Ephemera tipped in.

[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Schauer, David Howard. The Swanky Traveler Tours the Orient...Japan, Hong Kong, Manila Santa Barbara: The Schauer Printing Studio, Inc., 1961. #30 of 271 signed and numbered copies.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Schauer, David Howard. The Swanky Traveler Circles the Globe The story of my trip through the Panama Canal to Africa and home through the Suez Canal. Santa Barbara: The Schauer Printing Studio, Inc., 1966. #88 of 200 signed and numbered copies.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Schneidau, Barbara. A Guide to Old Santa Barbara the Spanish & Mexican Periods With illustrations by Jacqueline Broughton. Goleta: Triple R Press, 1977. Wraps. 26 pages.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SEAL OF THE CITY OF SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA] Original art. Black ink, white high-lighting on beige paper. 4-1/4 x 4-1/2 inches.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SECURITY FIRST NATIONAL BANK] Santa Barbara Tierra Adorada prepared by Lawrence L. Hill. Los Angeles: Security First National Bank, 1930. 112 pages, pictorial wrappers. ROCQ 13618.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SECURITY PACIFIC NATIONAL BANK] A Community Guide to Santa Barbara n.p., (1970). Stapled wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Selover, Frank. Santa Barbara County California Where Mountains meet the Sea Santa Barbara: H. D. Schauer, ca. 1915. l sheet folded into 8 panels, pictorial wrappers 8 x 4-1/2 inches folded. Cover views of Beach scene at Santa Barbara; Birdseye view of Lompoc; Montecito mountains. Paid $15
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [SEXTON FAMILY] Fourteen at the Table An informal history of the life and good times of the Sexton family of old Goleta by Walker A. Tompkins in collaboration with Horace A. Sexton. Santa Barbara: Privately Printed, 1964. 104 pages, cloth. Inscribed: Walker A. Tompkins. Horace A. Sexton to Jack Swartz. See also Foster family. Paid $10
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Sichi, Gordon. The San Marcos Trout Club: The First Decade 2022. Spiral bound.
[copy in SCIF archives]


  • [SUNBURST] Weaver, Dusk & Willow. Sunburst. A People, A Path, A Purpose San Diego: Avant Books, (1982). Pictorial wraps. Signed by Dusk & Willow Weaver; Windy W.; Robin Weaver.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spalding, Phebe Estelle. 'Santa Barbara. Patron Saints of California (Claremont: The Saunders Studio Press, 1934.) Wrappers in glassine. Unpaginated.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Common Birds of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, January, 1928. 69 pages, stiff wrappers. Signed Edward S. Spaulding. Spaulding’s first book. Purchased from W.T. Genns.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Common Birds of Santa Barbara [n.p., n.d.] 80 pages, wrappers, errata slip laid in. Signed Edward S. Spaulding. Expanded from the 1928 edition. Purchased from W.T. Genns.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Common Birds of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, 1985. 82 pages, wrappers.

Facsimile reprint of Common Birds of Santa Barbara enlarged 112%. Originally published in January, 1928. New preface by Mike Redmon, Santa Barbara Historical Society.

[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Wild Oats and Chaparral Santa Barbara: n.p., 1944. 180 pages, cloth. Signed Edward S. Spaulding. Spaulding’s second book. Illustrated by George Browne and Egmont Rett. Purchased from W.T. Genns.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. The Quails NY: MacMillan Company, 1949. 123 pages, cloth with dust jacket. Inscribed: To Ernestine and Hellmar [Koeford], after the pleasant week in Sequoia. Selden Spaulding 12-22-49. With a hand-drawn quail. Rare in dust jacket. Purchased from W.T. Genns.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Santa Barbara Club. A History. 1892-1954 Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, 1954. 131 pages, cloth, #137/250. Signed Edward S. Spaulding. Signed John A. Parma [President]. Drawings by Robert I. Hoyt. Color plates by Edward Borein, Alexander Harmer, Neville Usher, Ludmilla Welch. References to Santa Cruz Island p.61.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Adobe Days Along the Channel (Santa Barbara): E. S. Spaulding, 1957. 124 pages + 21 full page color illustrations, 12 x 9 inches, pictorial cloth, original box. "Grizzly Edition". 861/1015 copies. Signed.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. A Brief Story of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara: Pacific Coast Publishing, 1964. 78 pages, wrappers. Signed Edward Selden Spaulding. References to Santa Cruz Island: p. 13 naming; p. 29 lumber; p. 32 otter; p. 58 Caire litigation; p. 66 sheep. Purchased from W.T. Genns.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Here and There and Everywhere Santa Barbara: W. T. Genns, n.d. 137 pages, cloth. Signed Edward S. Spaulding. Laid in is a gift tag “Ernestine & Hilmar Merry Christmas from Selden & Dorothy [Spaulding.] The book is dedicated to Dorothy Spaulding.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Camping in Our Mountains. Reminiscences Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, n.d. 173 pages, cloth.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Venison and a Breath of Sage. Tales of the San Juan Ranch Santa Barbara: W.T. Genns, 1967. 312 pages, cloth in dust jacket. Signed Edward S. Spaulding with a partial drawing of a quail. Illustrated by D. Ric Johnson. Purchased from W.T. Genns.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Santa Barbara 1898-1925 as seen by a boy. [n.p., n.d., ca. 1968] 132 pages, cloth. Inscribed dedication: To my mother and father, from whom I have received so very much. Edward S. Spaulding. With illustrations by Henry Chapman Ford, Gorham, Campbell Grant, R. I. David Hagerbaumer, Howard Hastings, Hoyt, F.L. Jaques. Two color photographs tipped in.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Santa Barbara 1898-1925 as seen by a boy [n.p., n.d., ca. 1968] 132 pages, wrappers.

Inscribed dedication: To my mother and father, from whom I have received so very much. Edward S. Spaulding. With illustrations by Henry Chapman Ford, Gorham, Campbell Grant, R. I. David Hagerbaumer, Howard Hastings, Hoyt, F.L. Jaques. Two color photographs tipped in. Bookplate of Harry Probst laid in.

[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Deer! [n.p.]: 1968. Large green wrappers. Unpaginated. Signed: Cordially, Selden Spaulding (with quail sketch). With deer drawings by David Hagerbaumer.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Random Observations of an Idle Mind while contemplating an open fire Santa Barbara, Schauer Printing Studio, n.d. Unpaginated, cloth, #19/100. Signed Selden Spaulding. Poems.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. Guadalupe and Dune Lakes by Harold Chase and Selden Spaulding. In Noticias, Occasional Papers Number 6, Santa Barbara Historical Society, 1966. 16 pages in wrappers.

Signed Edward S. Spaulding. Color photographs tipped in. Laid in is a facsimile letter from Charles W. Dabney to the stockholders of the Guadalupe Gun Club dated December 11, 1929 calling a meeting “to consider what steps we shall take to carry on or to close up.”:: [original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Spaulding, Edward Selden. KROLL, FRANCES COOPER. Memories of Rancho Santa Rosa and Santa Barbara. Foreword by Edward Selden Spaulding. [n.p., n.d.] 98 pages, cloth. Foreword signed Edward S. Spaulding.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [STORKE, THOMAS] Storke, Thomas M. California Editor in collaboration with Walker Tompkins. Santa Barbara: News Press Publishing Company, (1966). Third edition. Inscribed "To Dr. Robert Hall with warmest regards T. W. Storke June 4 '70"
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tibbats, E.P. Foot and Mouth Disease Reprinted from Watkins’ Stock Raisers’ Manual. Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing, 9c. 1914. Wrappers. 8 x 11-1/2 inches, folded into 3 panels.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Flaming Canyon New York: Phoenix Press, (1943). Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. The Scout of Terror Trail New York: Phoenix Press, (1944). First edition. Inscribed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Border Bonanza New York: Dell Publishing, (1948). Wraps. Inscribed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. West of Texas Law New York: Dell Publishing, (1948). Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. The Paintin' Pistoleer New York: Dell Publishing, (1949). Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Roy Rogers and the Ghost of Mystery Rancho Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing, (1950). First edition.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. SOS at Midnight Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company, (1950). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Santa Barbara's Royal Rancho Berkeley: Howell-North, (1960). First edition in d.j. Signed.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Santa Barbara Yesterdays Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, (1962). First edition in wraps. Inscribed.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Santa Barbara Yesterdays Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, (1962). First edition. Hard cover. Inscribed.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. California's Wonderful Corner Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, (1962). First edition in d.j. Signed.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Little Giant of Signal Hill N.J.: Prentice-Hall, (1964). First edition in d.j. Signed.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Goleta the Good Land Goleta.: Goleta Amvets Post No. 55, (1966). First edition in d.j. Signed.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. When Disaster Strikes. A Centennial Tribute to the Santa Barbara County Chapter of the American Red Cross Santa Barbara: n.p., (1967). Stapled wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Old Spanish Santa Barbara Illustrated by Russell A. Ruiz. Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, (1967). First edition in wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. and Russell A. Ruiz. Historical High Lights of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara National Bank, (1970). Wraps. Signed.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. A Centennial History of Sterns Wharf Santa Barbara Wharf Company, (1972). Stapled wraps. Signed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Santa Barbara County California's Wonderful Corner. Santa Barbara: Sand Dollar Press (1975). Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. The Trail of the Iron Horse New York: Popular Library, (1976). Wraps. Reprint of 1948 edition.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Neighborhood Series. Southern Santa Barbara County Board of Realtors. (1977-1980). Wraps. Twelve-part series:
No. 1. San Roque (1977)
No. 2. Old Mission - Mission Canyon (1978)
No. 3. The Riviera (1978)
No. 4. The Mesa (1978)
No. 5. The Sanmarkand (1978)
No. 6. Montecito (1979)
No. 7. The Waterfront (1979)
No. 8. Downtown (1979)
No. 9. Eastside (1979)
No. 10. Westside (1980)
No. 11. San Marcos Ranch (1980)
No. 12. Hope Ranch. (1980)
[originals in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Lion of the Lavabeds New York: Popular Library, (1978). Wraps. Reprint of 1947 edition.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Santa Barbara Past and Present Santa Barbara: Tecolote Books, (1975). Wraps. Signed.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. It Happened in Old Santa Barbara Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara National Bank, (1976). First edition in d.j. Signed.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Continuing Quest Santa Barbara. Dr. William David Sansum's Crusade against Diabetes Santa Barbara: Sansum Medical Research Foundation, (1977). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Old Spanish Santa Barbara Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, (1979). Later edition in wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Hopeless Hope House The Resident. Your local home improvement magazine. Volume 1 Number 1. pages 5-11. Santa Barbara: Williamson Publishing, Spring 1982. Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Stagecoach Days in Santa Barbara County Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, (1982). First edition in wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Santa Barbara History Makers Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, (1983). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Santa Barbara History Makers Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, (1983). Wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Tompkins, Walker A. Cottage Hospital. The First Hundred Years Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing/Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Foundation, (1988). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]



  • [Trout Club]. Sichi, Gordon. The San Marcos Trout Club: The First Decade 2022. Spiral bound.
[copy in SCIF archives]


  • Walska, Ganna. Always Room at the Top New York: Richard Smith, (1943). First edition. Beige cloth. Lacks d.j. 504 pages. Inscribed: To the great spirit of H. H. [Houdini?] with blessings. GW.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Walska, Ganna. Always Room at the Top New York: Richard Smith, (1943). Beige cloth in dust jacket. 504 pages. Inscribed: "To Paul Ulanowski [1908-1968] who helped me with my singing in a day more than singing teachers in years. Ganna Walska"
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [Walska, Ganna]. Lotusland Newsletter. The Legacy of Ganna Walska. Volume 1 Number 1, 1992 through Volume 8 Number 4, 1999. Stapled wraps. Along with misc. ephemers and clippings.
[originals in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Wiggin, Kate Douglas. A Summer in a Canyon Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, (1889). 272 pages, green cloth, gilt stamped spine with black cover illustration. The Philadelphia born author is best known for her children's novels, notably Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1903). This story is regarding Mission Canyon in Santa Barbara. Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856-1923).
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Williams, Bion B. The Santa Barbara Light and its Keeper (n.p.), November 1904. 18 pages. Grey pictorial wrappers, tied with green string. 6 x 10 1/4 inches. Bion Williams was “born in the light-house before the lamp was first lighted.” Photographs include: view from the tower looking north; looking north from the ocean; looking south, the islands in the distance; portrait of the keeper.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Wilson, Leila Weeks. Santa Barbara California Santa Barbara: Pacific Coast Publishing, (1913.) 104 pages plus 6 page index , 22 pages of advertisements, front and end maps tipped in. Grey wrappers. First edition of this early guide book.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Wilson, Leila Weeks. Santa Barbara California Second and revised edition. 96 pages plus 5 page index , 9 pages of advertisements, end map tipped in. Grey wrappers. Price sixty cents.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Woolman, Arthur E. The Open Door to Santa Barbara Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, (1949). 55 pages, brown pictorial wrappers. Includes factual information and poems.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [WRIGHT ABSTRACT CO.] Deed 2464. Mabelle R. Ord (single) to Ed Towne & Nancy J. Towne, his wife. July 26, 1911 1 page folded wrappers. 8-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches, Deed to a parcel of land on Canon Perdido Street. Signed, sealed, stamped.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Wright, George, editor. The City and County of Santa Barbara California 1918-1919. Santa Barbara: Charles Miller, (1919). Issued by the Board of Supervisors of Santa Barbara County. Stapled wraps. 10 x 7 inches. 34 pages.
Cover photograph of Lompoc flower fields. Profuse photographs. Includes Santa Maria, Lompoc, Carpinteria, Santa Ynez, Goleta, Summerland.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Zanesco Dairy. B. Zilliotto. Grade A Raw Milk. Santa Barbara. Original logo art. Black ink with white shading. 5-1/2 x 5-1/4 inches.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]