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Sea Forager's Guide to the Northern California Coast Cover Image
By Kirk Lombard, Leighton Kelly (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781597143578
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Published: Heyday Books - September 2016

This fun, quirky guide is a how-to forage the California coast through fishing, clam digs, even the picking of seawood. Whimsical stories and tempting recipes complement the instructions. A great book to throw into the car as you head to the ocean. --Kirsten


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Frank Lloyd Wright and San Francisco Cover Image
$65.00
ISBN: 9780300215021
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Published: Yale University Press - October 25th, 2016

The genius of vision that is uniquely Frank Lloyd Wright is alive and well in the SF Bay Area. Turner highlights several FLW homes and projects that grace both sides of the bay. Take the tour through interviews, floor plans, photo spreads and homeowners’ recollections. --Marilyn


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King Sequoia: The Tree That Inspired a Nation, Created Our National Park System, and Changed the Way We Think about Nature Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781597143516
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Published: Heyday Books - October 2016

Trees are my thing, so I was thrilled to discover this inspired tribute to the mightiest of them all: California's captivating sequoias. Tweed passionately examines how America's gradual embrace of these giants' singular beauty helped redirect our nation's relationship with nature from exploitation to conservation. --Todd


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Elegy from the Edge of a Continent: Photographing Point Reyes Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781935935261
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Published: Goff Books - August 16th, 2016

Welcome to Granger’s Point Reyes. To touch the place, Granger becomes one with it, yet he is always humbly aware of his small presence in the grandeur. His stunning photos and wonderful essays are a delight to savor and reveal his reverence. --Marilyn


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BART: The Dramatic History of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781597143707
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Published: Heyday Books - November 7th, 2016

This fascinating book undertakes the massive task of historicizing something the Bay Area takes for granted. Did you know that the original BART plan included Marin and San Mateo counties? Healy does a terrific job exploring both the grand plans and the hard realities of building one of the nation's first multi-county rapid transit systems. --Michael


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Vintage: California Wine Labels of the 1930s Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781597143493
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Published: Heyday Books - October 3rd, 2016

Explore our rich Californian cultural history through the charming visual heritage of spirits and wines! Capitalizing on the Arcadian beauty of our wonderful state, these two collections of images demonstrate the mythical spirit of California that persists today. --Lane


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Well Aged: California Whiskey and Spirits Labels of the 1930s Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781597143509
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Published: Heyday Books - October 3rd, 2016

Explore our rich Californian cultural history through the charming visual heritage of spirits and wines! Capitalizing on the Arcadian beauty of our wonderful state, these two collections of images demonstrate the mythical spirit of California that persists today. --Lane