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GUIDE TO BILTMORE SERVICES, FOR THE CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT OF OUR GUESTS
1 GUIDE TO BILTMORE SERVICES, FOR THE CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT OF OUR GUESTS
Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel 1947 8th Edition Stapled wraps Good 
Unpaginated (approx. 12p.) Remnants of scrapbook paper on back wrap that obscures a bit of the map of downtown Los Angeles. Booklet. (6"x4-1/2") G2177 
Price: 19.00 USD
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2 PINE CONE DRIVE-INN FOUNTAIN MENU
Merced, California Merced Express Print [1950] Leaflet Good + 
Some items penciled out or prices changed with some staining and fade spots. "On Highway 99 - Merced, California" Trifold sheet. (8-1/4"x3-1/2" folded, 8-1/4"x10-3/4" unfolded) P6680 
Price: 19.00 USD
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LAUGHING IN THE JUNGLE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN IMMIGRANT IN AMERICA, Adamic, Louis
3 Adamic, Louis LAUGHING IN THE JUNGLE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN IMMIGRANT IN AMERICA
New York Harper & Brothers 1932 Cloth Good No Jacket Signed
x, 335p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Adamic relates his experiences in New York, the U.S. Army, and Los Angeles as a Slovenian immigrant during the beginning of the 20th century. Cover corners and top and bottom of spine bumped and edges and spine sunned, endpapers toned, front hinge weak at half title page. (8-7/8"x5-7/8") H11269 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 Adamic, Louis; Edward Campbell, Mike Schindler, & Robert B. Mason; Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius THE TRUTH ABOUT AIMEE SEMPLE MCPHERSON: A SYMPOSIUM (BIG BLUE BOOK, NO. B-28)
Girard, Kansas Haldeman-Julius Co. 1926 Stapled wraps Fair + 
64p. Wraps separated at fold, inside pages torn and brittle, front corners missing. Scarce in trade. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") G2182 
Price: 45.00 USD
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TO AND FRO IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES IN ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO, Adams, Emma H. (Hildreth)
5 Adams, Emma H. (Hildreth) TO AND FRO IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES IN ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO
Cincinnati W.M.B.C. Press 1887 Cloth Good + 
288p. A few pages dog eared, cover corners bumped and worn. No jacket. "This little volume consists of a series of letters written to certain Eastern journals...from Southern California, during the year 1884 and a few weeks in the Autumn of 1886." These letters have now been arranged by the author into chapters to serve "in but a slight sense a guide to persons visiting Southern California..."(7-1/2"x5") H11203 
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6 Adams, Emma H. (Hildreth) TO-AND-FRO IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES IN ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO
Cincinnati W.M.B.C. Press 1887 Cloth Good + No Jacket 
288p. Front hinge weak at title page, cloth on corners and spine folds and top and bottom worn. "This little volume consists of a series of letters written to certain Eastern journals...from Southern California, during the year 1884 and a few weeks in the Autumn of 1886." These letters have now been arranged by the author into chapters to serve "in but a slight sense a guide to persons visiting Southern California..." Includes particular focus on the Los Angeles area, with visits to Downey, Anaheim, Pasadena, and San Pedro. (7-1/2"x5-1/4") H11913 
Price: 55.00 USD
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THE BUNKER HILL STORY, Adler, Pat
7 Adler, Pat THE BUNKER HILL STORY
Glendale, California La Siesta Press 1963 Stapled wraps Good + 
36p. Wrap edges sunned. "This publication...is the second of La Siesta's trilogy dealing with the history of this controversial development area. The other two volumes are Angels Flight by Walt Wheelock and The Passing of Bunker Hill by Pat Adler and Walt Wheelock." B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-3/8"x5-1/2") P6539 
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MAVERICK MAYOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF SAM YORTY OF LOS ANGELES, Ainsworth, Ed
8 Ainsworth, Ed MAVERICK MAYOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF SAM YORTY OF LOS ANGELES
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Co. 1966 First Edition, Stated Cloth Very good good + Jacket 
viii, 256p. Cover corners scraped, rubbed jacket has small chips to edges. Jacket design by Patricia Saville. Includes bibliography. 4 leaves of b&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") H11845 
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MAVERICK MAYOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF SAM YORTY OF LOS ANGELES, Ainsworth, Ed
9 Ainsworth, Ed MAVERICK MAYOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF SAM YORTY OF LOS ANGELES
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Co. 1966 First Edition, Stated Cloth Very good good + Jacket Signed
viii, 256p. Signed by author and Yorty on half title page. Cover corners bumped, jacket has small chips to edges. Jacket design by Patricia Saville. Includes bibliography. 4 leaves of b&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") H11515 
Price: 45.00 USD
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'65 RECUERDOS, Alemany High School
10 Alemany High School '65 RECUERDOS
Mission Hills, California Alemany High School 1965 Padded Faux Leather Very Good No Jacket 
[224p.] Cover rubbed and corners lightly worn. Alemany High School, Mission Hills, California yearbook. B&w photographs. (11-1/2"x8-5/8") H8626 
Price: 35.00 USD
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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF HARBOR COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA U.S.A., Allen, Walter B.
11 Allen, Walter B. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF HARBOR COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA U.S.A.
Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners 1931 Wraps Poor 
88p. Wraps are inelegantly taped onto stapled text block, wraps are taped on spine with edges creased and chipped, office copy stamped on wraps. Fiscal year, July 1, 1930 to June 30, 1931. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10-3/4"x8-1/2") P5958 
Price: 35.00 USD
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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF HARBOR COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA U.S.A., Amar, E.J.
12 Amar, E.J. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF HARBOR COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA U.S.A.
Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners 1935 Wraps Poor 
111p. Missing back wrap panel, moisture stain on last page, "office copy" stamped on wraps and a few internal pages, terrible moisture stain on bottom edge of first half pages, spine paper torn. Fiscal year, July 1, 1934 to June 30, 1935. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10-3/4"x8-3/8") P5953 
Price: 19.00 USD
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DRUG STORE DAYS: MY YOUTH AMONG THE PILLS AND POTIONS, Armour, Richard
13 Armour, Richard DRUG STORE DAYS: MY YOUTH AMONG THE PILLS AND POTIONS
New York McGraw-Hill Co. 1959 First Edition, Stated Hardcover Good + good Jacket Barnes, Catherine Signed
[186p.] Signed by author on front endpaper. Top and bottom of cover spine worn, price clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges with largish chips to spine. Armour recounts his childhood in San Pedro, California during the early part of the 20th century. B&w plates. (8-1/4"x5-3/4") H10538 
Price: 29.00 USD
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14 Baker, Flora Twyman; Arthur Almeida, William Olesen & Kathryn Schultz SAN PEDRO...THE FIRST 100 YEARS
[Torrance, California] Copley Los Angeles Newspapers; News-Pilot / Daily Breeze 1988 Paper Wraps Good 
142p. Front cover has a 3" tear at top spine fold with chips and tears to edges and creased front cover. Year by year history of San Pedro, California with lots of local business ads. B&w illustrations and photographs. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. P5785 
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15 Baker, Flora Twyman; Arthur Almeida, William Olesen & Kathryn Schultz SAN PEDRO...THE FIRST 100 YEARS
[Torrance, California] Copley Los Angeles Newspapers; News-Pilot / Daily Breeze 1988 Paper Wraps Good 
142p. Back cover thumb creased with 1" tear at bottom front edge and edges chipped. Year by year history of San Pedro, California with lots of local business ads. B&w illustrations and photographs. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. P5786 
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SAN PEDRO...THE FIRST 100 YEARS, Baker, Flora Twyman; Arthur Almeida, William Olesen & Kathryn Schultz
16 Baker, Flora Twyman; Arthur Almeida, William Olesen & Kathryn Schultz SAN PEDRO...THE FIRST 100 YEARS
[Torrance, California] Copley Los Angeles Newspapers; News-Pilot / Daily Breeze 1988 Paper Wraps Very Good 
142p. Cover rubbed with scrape on front and corners worn. Year by year history of San Pedro, California with lots of local business ads. B&w illustrations and photographs. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. G1998 
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17 Bartlett, W.P. MORE HAPPENINGS IN CALIFORNIA: A SERIES OF SKETCHES OF THE GREAT CALIFORNIA OUT-OF-DOORS, VOL. II
Boston Christopher Publishing House 1928 First Edition Cloth Very good No Jacket Signed
225p. Signed and inscribed by author on front endpaper. Endpapers toned, cover corners bumped. Recounts the people and their stories that Bartlett met as a mining engineer in the Mojave Desert and travels throughout California. (8-1/8"x5-1/2") H11914 
Price: 75.00 USD
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THE CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE, Beek, Joseph Allan
18 Beek, Joseph Allan THE CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE
Sacramento, California California State Senate 1942 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Signed
[xvi], 223p. Signed by California State Assemblyman Vincent Thomas. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-1/8"x5-3/4") H10702 
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SOUTHWEST BLUE BOOK: A SOCIETY DIRECTORY OF NAMES, ADDRESSES, TELEPHONE NUMBERS, NAMES OF CLUBS AND THEIR OFFICERS 1941, Berry, Lenora King; Editor & Publisher
19 Berry, Lenora King; Editor & Publisher SOUTHWEST BLUE BOOK: A SOCIETY DIRECTORY OF NAMES, ADDRESSES, TELEPHONE NUMBERS, NAMES OF CLUBS AND THEIR OFFICERS 1941
Los Angeles Lenora King Berry 1940 Cloth Good 
532p. Ex-library. Social register for the Los Angeles area including Pasadena and United States Army and Navy officers based in San Pedro, California. Former owner's name on front endpaper, library call number and withdrawn stamp on title page, cover color worn away where taped library label appeared and along spine folds and on edges. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. H10305 
Price: 35.00 USD
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LAST NUGGETS FROM THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 1849, Blew, Robert W.
20 Blew, Robert W. LAST NUGGETS FROM THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 1849
Studio City, California The Westerners Los Angeles Corral 2001 Wraps Very good 
93p. Includes articles on the California Gold Rush of 1849, specifically on guide books, mining implements, mail delivery, women, and its impact on California law. (9-3/4"x6-3/4") P6572 
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