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SMOGTOWN: THE LUNG-BURNING HISTORY OF POLLUTION IN LOS ANGELES

By: Jacobs, Chip & William J. Kelly

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Overlook Press: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: G2128

ISBN: 1585678600

Condition: Very good


384p. Includes bibliographical notes. B&w photographs. (8-3/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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NO FURTHER WEST: CALIFORNIA VISITED

By: Jacobson, Dan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11132

Condition: Very good


127p. Pages toned, clipped jacket has chips and creased tears to edges. Jacobson, a teaching grant recipient from the Stanford University's creative writing program, shares his observations on life in 1950s northern California. A neglected examination of suburban life in America. Jacket design by Biro. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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THROUGH RAMONA'S COUNTRY

By: James, George Wharton

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1909

Seller ID: H11305

Condition: Good +


[xviii], 406p. 1 leaf of Little, Brown titles. Gift message on front endpaper, pages toned, binding slightly shaken, cover corners worn with tip of spine cloth torn. 31 leaves of b&w photo plates and frontispiece. (8-3/8"x5-1/2") View more info

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A GUIDE TO JEWISH LOS ANGELES, 5733, 1972-1973

By: Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles: [1972]

Seller ID: P5982

Condition: Very Good


[80p.] Wraps rubbed. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE OILMAN'S DAUGHTER: A BIOGRAPHY OF ALINE BARNSDALL

By: Karasick, Norman M. & Dorothy K. Karasick

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Encino, California, Carleston Publishing: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12666

Condition: Very good


[xvi], 268p. Top edges of pages lightly stained, top edges of cover dented, small chips and tears to edges and spine sunned. Includes bibliography and genealogy. 9 leaves b&w photo plates and frontispiece. (9-3/8"x6-3/8") View more info

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FOURSCORE YEARS: A HISTORY OF MILLS COLLEGE

By: Keep, Rosalind A.; With an Introduction by Mary Roberts Coolidge

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Oakland, California], Mills College: 1931

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10488

Condition: Very Good


[xiv], 143p. Signed by author on front endpaper. White streaks on back, dent on top front edge, quite a few edges uncut. Author's inscription reads "To Rosemary De Camp / with congratulations / Rosalind A. Keep / June 12, 1933" Rosemary DeCamp attended Mills College, graduating in 1932 as stated on the college's website (although some biographies state she earned a bachelor's and master's degree from Mills). "Of this book there have been printed nine hundred ... View more info

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WALTER KNOTT: KEEPER OF THE FLAME

By: Kooiman, Helen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fullerton, California, Plycon Press: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11903

Condition: Very good


[xiv], 236p. Jacket rubbed with back lightly soiled with edges chipped and torn. History of the development of Knott's Berry Farm and of the creator as well as his descendants who carry on his traditions. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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THE CUBBY-BEARS IN CALIFORNIA

By: Le Count, Julia Woodworth & George Cleveland Kyte

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally & Co.: 1928

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10431

Condition: Fair+


[xii], 204p. Binding loose but intact, endpapers and a few internal pages have brown spots, a few leaves have small tears, rubbed cover corners worn to cardboard. Includes annotated bibliography. Adventures of a family of bears written and illustrated for nine-year-old and ten-year-old children to give them "a picture of California by introducing them to the natural beauty, the bounteous resources, the varied industries, and the romantic history..." California. (... View more info

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BONANZA INN: AMERICA'S FIRST LUXURY HOTEL

By: Lewis, Oscar & Carroll D. Hall

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1939

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12516

Condition: Good


[iv], 346p., xxii. Cover stained, jacket has a 1" creased tear on top front edge near spine with smaller tears and chips to edges. The story of the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, built in 1875 and destroyed by the earthquake and fire in 1906, and the personalities and social scene in the city. Includes bibliography. 15 b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-3/4"x6") View more info

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THIS WAS SAN FRANCISCO, BEING FIRST-HAND ACCOUNTS OF THE EVOLUTION OF ONE OF AMERICA'S FAVORITE CITIES

By: Lewis, Oscar; Compiled & Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Co.: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9514

Condition: Very Good


[xii], 291p. Jacket has large chips to edges and scrapes to folds, hinge at title page beginning to separate. Includes bibliography. 8 b&w photo plates. Jacket design by John O'Hara Cosgrove, II. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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EDEN IN JEOPARDY: MAN'S PRODIGAL MEDDLING WITH HIS ENVIRONMENT: THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EXPERIENCE

By: Lillard, Richard G.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9793

Condition: Good +


[xii], [330p.], [vi]. Cover corners bumped, page edges have brown spots, top of jacket spine has been reinforced with white tape on inside. Examination of man's impact on the Southern California environment. Jacket design by Anita Karl. B&w plates. (8-5/8"x6") View more info

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LET'S TOUR PORT OF LOS ANGELES

By: Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Port of Los Angeles: 1980

Seller ID: P5407

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (approx. 25p.) B&w illustrations, map, and photographs. (7-3/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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LET'S TOUR PORT OF LOS ANGELES

By: Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, Port of Los Angeles: 1978

Seller ID: P5408

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (approx. 24p.) B&w map and photographs. (7-3/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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LET'S TOUR PORT OF LOS ANGELES

By: Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Los Angeles), Port of Los Angeles: 1966

Seller ID: P5409

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (approx. 24p.) Cover corners lightly worn. B&w illustrations, map, and photographs. (7-3/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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LET'S TOUR PORT OF LOS ANGELES

By: Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, Port of Los Angeles: 1972

Seller ID: P6283

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (approx. 24p.) B&w map and photographs. (8"x5-1/2") View more info

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LOS ANGELES TODAY, 1920: LOS ANGELES WHERE NATURE HELPS INDUSTRY MOST

By: Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Neuner Corp.: 1920

Seller ID: P6621

Condition: Very good


32p. Wrap corners lightly worn. Compliments of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Promotional booklet showcasing the climate, architecture, port, and industry in the Los Angeles area following World War I. Color photographs. (6-3/4"x5-1/8") View more info

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PEOPLE OF EARLY LOS ANGELES: THEIR FOOD

By: Los Angeles City Schools

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles City School Districts: 1951

Seller ID: P6254

Condition: Very good


[xii], 146p. Wrap corners worn. Curriculum Division Publication, No. 517. B&w illustrations. (9"x7") View more info

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING ASSOCIATED STUDENT BODY HAND BOOK

By: Los Angeles County General Hospital

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County General Hospital: 1948

Seller ID: P6608

Condition: Very good


63p. Staples rusted, a few pages chipped on fore edge. (4-1/2"x3") View more info

Image for MARINER'S GUIDE TO THE PORT OF LOS ANGELES, 1977

MARINER'S GUIDE TO THE PORT OF LOS ANGELES, 1977

By: Los Angeles Harbor Department

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Harbor Department: [1977]

Seller ID: P5406

Condition: Very good


33p. B&w map. (6-3/8"x3-3/4") View more info

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LOS ANGELES WORLDPORT LA SHIPPING HANDBOOK 1988

By: Los Angeles Harbor Department

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Norfolk, United Kingdom, Charter Publications in Association with the Los Angeles Harbor Department: 1987

Seller ID: P2457

Condition: Very Good


72p. Cover corners lightly worn. B&w and color photographs. (9-1/4"x7-1/4") View more info