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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, SUMMER 2011, VOL. 93, NO. 2

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Historical Society of Southern California: 2011

Seller ID: MG1470

Condition: Very good


139p.-260p. Cover corners lightly worn. Includes articles on: Native American women represented at historic mission sites of San Luis Rey, San Juan Capistrano, and La Purisima Concepcion; steamboats on the lower Colorado river; and how Bronzeville and Little Tokyo communities coexisted in post-World War II Los Angeles. B&w photographs. (10"x7") View more info

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, FALL 2011, VOL. 93, NO. 3

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Historical Society of Southern California: 2011

Seller ID: MG1471

Condition: Very good


263p.-367p. Cover corners lightly worn. Includes articles on: a reprint of two party invitations reflecting the people, events, and society in Southern California in the early 20th century; RKO Studio in 1932-1933, and a tribute to David Weber, scholar on the Spanish Borderlands in the United States Southwest. B&w photographs. (10"x7") View more info

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, SPRING 2008, VOL. 90, NO. 1

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Historical Society of Southern California: 2008

Seller ID: MG1473

Condition: Very good


1p.-106p. Cover corners lightly worn. Includes articles on: the Civil War in the United States West; Mission Inn in Riverside; and radicalism at the University of California, Irvine in the 1960s. B&w photographs. (10"x7") View more info

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LOS ANGELES TIMES ANNUAL MIDWINTER NUMBER, JANUARY 2, 1953, PART 5

By: Various

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times: 1953

Seller ID: MG1477

Condition: Good


144p. Back cover edges and spine scraped and torn. Includes brief, photo filled articles on the industries of entertainment (motion pictures, television, music, art, and theater), manufacturing, aviation, insurance, real estate development as well as the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with an added feature on trailer coaches with plenty of accompanying advertisements. Reflects Southern California life in 1953. B&w illustrations and photographs. (14"x10-3/8") View more info

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LOS ANGELES TIMES ANNUAL MIDWINTER NUMBER, JANUARY 2, 1952, PART 5

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times: 1952

Seller ID: MG1474

Condition: Good


144p. Wrap edges and spine scraped and chipped. Includes brief, photo filled articles on the industries of entertainment, manufacturing, aviation, and real estate development as well as the Port of Los Angeles and agriculture with plenty of accompanying advertisements. Reflects Southern California life in 1952. B&w illustrations and photographs. (14"x10-1/2") View more info

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LOS ANGELES TIMES ANNUAL MIDWINTER EDITION, JANUARY 3, 1955, PART 5

By: Various

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times: 1955

Seller ID: MG1478

Condition: Good


160p. Wrap edges and spine scraped and torn. A look at how the 10 years since the end of World War II has changed Southern California. Includes brief, photo filled articles on mid-century home design, population, recreation, real estate development and building, the freeway system, tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, aviation, and motion picture and television production as well as the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with plenty of accompanying advertisements. Refle... View more info

LOS ANGELES TIMES ANNUAL MIDWINTER, JANUARY 3, 1961, PART 5

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times: 1961

Seller ID: MG1475

Condition: Good


111p. Wrap edges scraped. Includes brief, photo filled articles on the industries of entertainment (motion pictures and television), manufacturing, aviation, real estate development, wine making, oil, and electronics with plenty of accompanying advertisements. Reflects Southern California life in 1961. B&w illustrations and photographs. (12-1/4"x10-1/2") View more info

LOS ANGELES TIMES ANNUAL MIDWINTER NUMBER, JANUARY 2, 1952, PART 5

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times: 1952

Seller ID: MG1492

Condition: Good +


144p. Wrap edges scraped and chipped with 2 inch long tears on top front edge near spine. Includes brief, photo filled articles on the industries of entertainment, manufacturing, aviation, and real estate development as well as the Port of Los Angeles and agriculture with plenty of accompanying advertisements. Reflects Southern California life in 1952. B&w illustrations and photographs. (14"x10-1/2") View more info

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DOC'S CATALINA DIARY

By: Vaughan, Ruben V.; Edited by Betta Rebal Figge and Forward (sic) by Ben S. Hunter

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Limb Publishing: 1956

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: P6617

Condition: Very good


[xii], 74p. Signed by author on title page. Wraps scraped and corners worn. Recollections of Doc Vaughan, Avalon's official greeter, of the history, geography, flora, and fauna of Santa Catalina Island and his adventures on and off his boat "Popeye" during the first half of the 20th century. B&w maps and photographs. (9"x6-1/8") View more info

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ONE EYE CLOSED, THE OTHER RED: THE CALIFORNIA BOOTLEGGING YEARS

By: Walker, Clifford James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Barstow, California, Back Door Publishing: 1999

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H9912

ISBN: 0967314100

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 607p. Signed by author on half title page. Includes bibliography and glossary. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") View more info

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LOS ANGELES: THE ENORMOUS VILLAGE, 1781-1981

By: Weaver, John D.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Capra Press: 1980

Seller ID: H10427

ISBN: 0884961583

Condition: Very Good


239p. Jacket has chips to corners and back wrinkled. Includes bibliographical sources. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") View more info

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THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF YANKEE CALIFORNIA: ADDRESS AT THE OPENING OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CALIFORNIA CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT, NOVEMBER 12, 1949

By: Wheat, Carl I.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Library of Congress: 1949

Seller ID: H11793

Condition: Fair +


24p. Bottom of page edges toned and slightly warped, cover corners worn with spine torn and almost detached. 1 of 500 copies. (9"x5-3/4") View more info

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DESERT PEAKS GUIDE, PART I: BEING THAT GREAT RIDGE LYING EAST OF OWENS VALLEY: THE MONO, WHITE, INYO, COSO AND ARGUS RANGES

By: Wheelock, Walt; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, La Siesta Press: 1964

Seller ID: P6537

Condition: Very good


40p. Wrap spine sunned. "Covers those peaks lying directly east of Owens Valley, extending from Mono Lake on the north to China Lake on the south." Includes bibliographical references. B&w illustrations and references. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE PORT OF LOS ANGELES (IMAGES OF AMERICA)

By: White, Michael D.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina, Arcadia Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: G2151

ISBN: 0738556092

Condition: Very good


[128p.] Cover corners lightly worn. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/2") View more info

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SANTA CATALINA ISLAND: ITS MAGIC, PEOPLE, AND HISTORY

By: White, William Sanford with Steven Kern Tice

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glendora, California, White Limited Editions: 1997

Seller ID: H12337

ISBN: 0965979377

Condition: Very good


200p. History of Santa Catalina Island, located "26 miles across the sea" from the coast of Southern California. Includes bibliography. Oblong. B&w decorations and photographs. (8-3/4"x11-3/8") View more info

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5TH, 6TH AND 7TH CONSOLIDATED REPORT: THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES IS OUR CITY...WE WANT TO LIVE HERE IN DECENT HOMES

By: Wilkinson, Frank

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles: [1945?]

Seller ID: P5842

Condition: Good


72p. Front bottom cover has a 5" tear with a smaller one on bottom with edges chipped and corners worn. Includes statistics on Los Angeles area housing projects: Ramona Gardens, Pico Gardens, Pueblo del Rio, Rancho San Pedro, Aliso Village, William Mead Homes, Estrada Courts, Rose Hills Courts, Avalon Gardens, Hacienda Village, Pacific Park, Dana Strand Village, Normont Terrace, Channel Heights, Wilmington Hall, Banning Homes, Wilmington Hall Cottages, Lumina Park, J... View more info

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ROSTER FOR 1960, GRAND LODGE F. & A.M. (FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS) OF CALIFORNIA

By: Wilson, Lloyd E.; Grand Secretary & Grand Lodge F. & A.M. of California

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grand Lodge F. & A.M. of California: 1960

Seller ID: P6034

Condition: Very Good


221p. A few pages dog-eared, cover edges and corners lightly worn. (6"x4-3/8") View more info

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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF HARBOR COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA U.S.A.

By: Wiser, F.C., Colonel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Board of Harbor Commissioners: 1932

Seller ID: P5959

Condition: Fair


86p. with foldout map of Los Angeles Harbor. Back wrap panel almost separated from spine that is held together by tape at top, "office copy" stamp on wrap and a few internal pages, pencil marginalia. Fiscal year, July 1, 1931 to June 30, 1932. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10-7/8"x8-3/8") View more info

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MEN OF CALIFORNIA, 1900-1902

By: Wolfe, Wellington C.; Edited by

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pacific Art Co.: 1901

Seller ID: H12407

Condition: Good


440p. Gilt on page edges worn, cover spine and folds scraped and corners worn. Presents over 1,000 "portraits of men who are the leading exponents in commerce, manufacture, art, science, literature, finance and religion." In addition are government, judicial, and legal officials. For each a photograph, date and city of birth, when they arrived in California, and their current city of residence is included. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/2") View more info

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ETHNIC CONFLICT IN CALIFORNIA HISTORY (LETTERS AND SCIENCE EXTENSION SERIES, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY)

By: Wollenberg, Charles; Edited by

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Tinnon-Brown: 1970

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12192

ISBN: 0872520218

Condition: Very good


[xii], 215p. Jacket has small chips to edges. Collection of essays on the treatment of ethnic minorities throughout the history of California up to the 1960s. Includes bibliographical notes. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info