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!! Historical Atlas Map of Tulare County

Historical Atlas Map of Tulare County
Historical Atlas Map of Tulare County

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The Thompson Historical Atlas Map of Tulare County is a fine example of a contemporary reprint of a historic county atlas. Originally published in 1892, the atlas is a marvelous representation of Tulare County's rich history, set in lithography and cartography.

DETAILS:262 pp, hardbound, 2006

AUTHOR: Thomas H. Thompson

ISBN: 1-892622-29-7

PRICE: $99.95

Bakersfield and Kern City Directory 1899

Bakersfield and Kern City Directory
Bakersfield and Kern City Directory

This book is a Brewer-Pipkin Publishing Company reprint of Bakersfield and Kern City's (East Bakersfield) first city directory of 1899, listing business and residential names and addresses.

DETAILS: 52+3 pages, hardbound, 1987.

AUTHOR: A.C. Maude

ISBN: 1-892622-02-5

PRICE: $14.95

Price after tax: $16.11

Bakersfield and Kern Picture Album

Bakersfield and Kern Picture Album
Bakersfield and Kern Picture Album

The historical photographs of Bakersfield's forgotten past, show the city’s historic streetscapes, businesses and other scenes of the past.

DETAILS: 96 pp., softbound, 2001.

AUTHOR: Chris Brewer and Don Pipkin

ISBN: 92622-13-0.

PRICE: $19.95

Price after tax: $21.50

Bakersfield Picture Album Volume 2

BAKERSFIELD PICTURE ALBUM Volume 2
BAKERSFIELD PICTURE ALBUM Volume 2

A second volume of wonderful historical photographs from Bakersfield's forgotten past with scenes of the city from the past.

DETAILS: 96 pp., softbound, 2003.

AUTHOR: Chris Brewer

ISBN: 1-892622-21-1.

PRICE: $19.95

Historic Kern County

History of Kern County
History of Kern County

Historic Kern County: An Illustrated History of Bakersfield and Kern County by Chris Brewer is a beautiful collection of photographs and artifacts of the historic past of Kern County, California.

Contributors:
Jeff Nickell, Photo editor;
Calhoun Collins, Cover artist;
Sean Steele and Marie Beth Jones, contributing writers.
Editor: Chris Brewer
ISBN: 1-893613-14-1
PRICE: $39.95
Price+tax: 43.05

History of Kern County

History of Kern County
History of Kern County

This is a reprint of the rare History of Kern County by Wallace Elliot.

DETAILS: Hardcover book without dust jacket, larger book measures 9 x 12 inches. 222 pp., hardbound 2003.

AUTHOR: Wallace Elliot

ISBN: 1-892622-22-X.

PRICE: $39.95

PRICE WITH TAX: $43.05

History of Tulare County

History of Tulare County
History of Tulare County

Reprint of the rare History of Tulare County, California by historian Kathleen Small.

AUTHOR: Kathleen Small

DETAILS: 518 pp., softbound, 2001.

ISBN: 1-892622-12-2.

PRICE: $24.95

Hot Springs Country

Hot Springs Country
Hot Springs Country

Hot Springs Country, the third of eight books through which Bob Powers talks about his heartland, it ample proof that thousands of other Americans enjoy sharing this world with him.

AUTHOR: Bob Powers

DETAILS: 9 x 12 inches. 160 pp., hardbound, dw, 2007.

ISBN 978-1-892622-35-8.

PRICE: $35

Kern River Country

Kern River Country
Kern River Country

Author and Historian Bob Powers continues the story of his homeland in Kern River Country.

AUTHOR: Bob Powers

DIMENSIONS: 9 x 12 inches. Hardbound, dw, 2003.

ISBN 978-1-892622-34-1.

PRICE: $35

PRICE+TAX: 37.71