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BEVERLY HILLS IS MY BEAT

By: Anderson, Clinton H.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12504

Condition: Very good


vi, 218p. Jacket edges chipped with creased tear on bottom front edge with brown stains on back. Career policeman Anderson account of the adventures with Hollywood celebrities and crime in Beverly Hills, California. 8 leaves of b&w photo plates. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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DRUG STORE DAYS: MY YOUTH AMONG THE PILLS AND POTIONS

By: Armour, Richard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Co.: 1959

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10538

Condition: Good +


[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. Humorist 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") View more info

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THE SOUTHLAND'S WAR ON SMOG

By: Atwood, Sam; Writer & Bill Kelly, Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Diamond Bar, California, South Coast Air Quality Management District: [1997]

Seller ID: P6863

Condition: Very good


32p. Cover corners lightly worn. A review of air quality and its improvement in Southern California. B&w and color photographs and charts. (12"x9") View more info

SAN PEDRO...THE FIRST 100 YEARS

By: Baker, Flora Twyman; Arthur Almeida, William Olesen & Kathryn Schultz

Price: $19.00

Publisher: [Torrance, California], Copley Los Angeles Newspapers; News-Pilot / Daily Breeze: 1988

Seller ID: P5785

Condition: 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. View more info

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BEL-AIR COUNTRY CLUB: A LIVING LEGEND

By: Bel-Air Country Club

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles, California], Bel-Air Country Club: 1993

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12346

ISBN: 0963920502

Condition: Very good


[x], 152p. Signed by Bel-Air Country Club president Roy McKinney on dedication page. Jacket edges lightly worn. History of the private, membership-only country club and golf course located in the Bel-Air community of Los Angeles California compiled from the unpublished writings of Joe Novak and Al Stump and organized by Charles Hillinger. B&w and color photographs. (12-1/4"x9-3/8") View more info

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THE PIKE ON SILVERSTRAND (HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF LONG BEACH JOURNAL, 1982-1983)

By: Berner, Loretta; Editor

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Long Beach, California, Historical Society of Long Beach: 1982

Seller ID: P6862

Condition: Very good


72p. Gift message on inside front cover, wrap edges lightly scraped. History of The Pike seaside amusement park in Long Beach, California. B&w photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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EXCALIBER 1971

By: Bishop Montgomery High School

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Torrance, California, Bishop Montgomery High School: 1971

Seller ID: H12744

Condition: Very good


212p. No signatures, cover corners lightly worn. Yearbook. B&w photographs. (11-1/4"x8-7/8") View more info

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SAN FRANCISCIANA: PHOTOGRAPHS OF 3 WORLD FAIRS

By: Blaisdell, Marilyn

Price: $29.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Self-published: 1994

Seller ID: P6850

ISBN: 0934715041

Condition: Very good


57p. Scrape on title page. Photographs of the San Francisco world fairs: California Midwinter International Exposition (1894), Panama Pacific International Exposition (1915), and Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-40). Wire spiral binding. B&w photographs. (6-3/4"x7-3/4") View more info

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LAST NUGGETS FROM THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 1849

By: Blew, Robert W.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Studio City, California, The Westerners Los Angeles Corral: 2001

Seller ID: P6572

Condition: 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") View more info

Image for A GRAND SCORE, BRAND BOOKS 1-20: A GUIDE TO THE CONTENTS AND AUTHORS OF THE FIRST TWENTY BRAND BOOKS ISSUED BY THE LOS ANGELES CORRAL OF THE WESTERNERS, KEEPSAKE NO. 31

A GRAND SCORE, BRAND BOOKS 1-20: A GUIDE TO THE CONTENTS AND AUTHORS OF THE FIRST TWENTY BRAND BOOKS ISSUED BY THE LOS ANGELES CORRAL OF THE WESTERNERS, KEEPSAKE NO. 31

By: Blew, Robert W.; Compiled by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Pomona, California, Westerners, Los Angeles Corral: 1999

Seller ID: P6571

Condition: Very good


48p. Centerfold has color photographs of the covers of all indexed volumes. Limited edition of 450 copies. Color plates. (9-3/4"x6-3/4") 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: Board of Harbor Commissioners, City of Los Angeles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles], Board of Harbor Commissioners: 1930

Seller ID: P5957

Condition: Good


91p. Top page edges moisture stained, wrap edges have small tears, office copy and other property stamps on wraps. Fiscal year, July 1, 1929 to June 30, 1930. B&w maps and photographs and a foldout map. (9-1/4"x6-1/8") View more info

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LOS ANGELES: EPIC OF A CITY

By: Bowman, Lynn

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Howell-North Books: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11453

ISBN: 0831071095

Condition: Very good


398p. Book plate on half title page brown spots on top age edges, rubbed jacket has marking on back and chips to edges. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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OAKLAND'S NOT FOR BURNING

By: Bradford, Amory

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Co.: 1968

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11846

Condition: Good


[viii], 248p. P. 240 toned from newspaper article stored there, moisture stain on top edges of jacket and cover, jacket has chips and tears to edges. "A dynamic experiment in urban development" brought about by Bradford's "experimental job-development and training program financed by the Economic Development Administration of the United Sates Department of Commerce, in cooperation with a multitude of other state and city agencies" in Oakland, California. ... View more info

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COMMERCIAL LOS ANGELES, 1925-1947: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE "DICK" WHITTINGTON STUDIO

By: Bradley, Bill; Compiled By

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, Interurban Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: P2002

ISBN: 0916374459

Condition: Good+


Unpaginated (approx. 139p.) 1st printing. Crease on front cover with edge wear and scrape on bottom front edge. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: THE CITY AND COUNTY

By: Brook, Harry Ellington

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce: 1921

Edition: 32nd Edition

Seller ID: P6773

Condition: Good


78p. Wraps tattered along fold and corners creased, first few and last few pages stained. B&w foldout map (edges creased) and photographs. (8-3/4"x5-7/8") View more info

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THE CITY LIBRARIANS OF LOS ANGELES

By: Bruckman, John D.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Library Association: 1973

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11794

Condition: Very good


56p. Inscription by author on half title page. Title on spine rubbed and faded. B&w photographs. (9-1/2"x6-1/4") View more info

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THE WILDERNESS IS A BOOK: A STORY OF YOUNG 49'ERS ON THE TRAIL

By: Caughey, LaRee

Price: $19.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles], The Ward Ritchie Press: 1966

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H1638

Condition: Very Good


110p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Slight wear to corners. A pioneer family's fictional overland journey to California. Black, white and orange illustrations. (10-1/4"x7") View more info

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LOOKING AT THE SUNSET UPSIDE DOWN: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARGARET CHADWICK

By: Chadwick, Margaret

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Corte Madera, CA, Omega Books: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12564

ISBN: 0893530069

Condition: Very good


[176p.] Jacket has light edge wear. Autobiography of the founder of Chadwick School on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, California. Program for Margaret Lee Chadwick's memorial service laid in. B&w illustrations. (8-5/8"x5-7/8") View more info

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CALIFORNIA PAGEANT: THE STORY OF FOUR CENTURIES

By: Cleland, Robert Glass

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10492

Condition: Very Good


[xii], 257p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Jacket has small chips and tears to edges with a hole on front jacket flap. Borzoi Books for Young People. Black & red illustrations. (8-5/8"x5-7/8") View more info

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THE CATTLE ON A THOUSAND HILLS: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 1850-80

By: Cleland, Robert Glass

Price: $24.00

Publisher: San Marino, California, The Huntington Library: 1951

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: H10547

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 365p. Former owner's name on front endpaper, cover corners lightly worn, jacket soiled and sunned on edges and spine. Includes bibliography. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") View more info