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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SAN PEDRO

By: Van Doren, Mark; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, Self-published: 1988

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: G2124

Condition: Very good


61p. Signed by editor inside front wrap. Self written on front wrap, wraps creased and corners lightly worn. A short history and guidebook for visitors and residents to San Pedro, California in the 1980s. Includes suggested reading list. Booklet. B&w illustrations. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, SUMMER/FALL 1989, VOL. LXXI, NO. 2-3 (A HISTORY OF PHILANTHROPY IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)

By: Various

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Spokane, Washington, Arthur C. Clark Co.: 1989

Seller ID: P4304

Condition: Very Good


Approx. 160p. Cover rubbed with edges lightly worn. Reprinted by the California Community Foundation in commemoration of its 75th anniversary. B&w photographs. (9"x6") View more info

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, WINTER 2009-2010, VOL. 91, NO. 4

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Historical Society of Southern California: 2009

Seller ID: MG1466

Condition: Very good


447p.-475p. Includes articles on: bungalow courts in early 20th century Los Angeles, Pasadena's civic center, architecture of houses in early 20th century California, and annual contents and index to volume 90. B&w photographs. (10"x7") View more info

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, WINTER 2010-2011, VOL. 92, NO. 4

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Historical Society of Southern California: 2010

Seller ID: MG1468

Condition: Very good


441p.-479p. Includes articles on: Chief Palma of the Quechan, low-cost bungalow tracts in Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Investment Company during the turn of the 20th century, Round Valley Indian families and the Sherman Indian Institute in the first half of the 20th century, and annual contents and index to volume 92. B&w photographs. (10"x7") View more info

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, WINTER 2011-2012, VOL. 93, NO. 4

By: Various

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: MG1472

Condition: Very good


517p.-563p. Top back cover corner creased. Includes articles on: Roman Catholic religious order Daughters of Charity Orphans' Fairs in Los Angeles during the last half of the 19th century, the Redlands Plan to suppress anti-Chinese agitation in the 19th century, first African American Los Angeles County Sheriff deputy Julius Boyd Loving, and annual contents and index to volume 93. B&w photographs. (10"x7") View more info

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, SPRING 2011, VOL. 93, NO. 1

By: Various

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: MG1469

Condition: Very good


1p.-134p. Cover corners worn and lightly creased. Includes articles on: 1833 malaria contracted by Native Americans in the California Central Valley, the history of the creation of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, and the diary of Nora Kreps, teacher of adult Americanization in the Imperial Valley during the 1920s. B&w photographs. (10"x7") View more info

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

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

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