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Image for NEPTUNIAN WOMAN'S CLUB OF MANHATTAN BEACH, DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION, MAY 26, 1909 - MAY 6, 1984 (COVER TITLE: NEPTUNIAN WOMAN'S CLUB OF MANHATTAN BEACH, 1909-1984)

NEPTUNIAN WOMAN'S CLUB OF MANHATTAN BEACH, DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION, MAY 26, 1909 - MAY 6, 1984 (COVER TITLE: NEPTUNIAN WOMAN'S CLUB OF MANHATTAN BEACH, 1909-1984)

By: Neptunian Woman's Club of Manhattan Beach

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Manhattan Beach, California, Neptunian Woman's Club of Manhattan Beach: 1984

Seller ID: P6887

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 12p.) Wrap edges slightly toned. Pamphlet for the jubilee celebration of the Neptunian Woman's Club, is a civic organization founded in 1909 and currently (2017) in existence. Includes a history of the club and a list of past presidents, executive board, and active members. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-3/8") View more info

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY CALIFORNIA

By: Nichols, Howard S.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce: 1925

Seller ID: P6774

Condition: Very good


52p. Wraps creased and corners worn. Industry and leisure in 1920s Los Angeles County. Cover illustration by Ray Winters. B&w photographs. (10"x6-7/8") View more info

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COUNTRY OF THE SUN: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AN INFORMAL HISTORY AND GUIDE

By: O'Dell, Scott

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10960

Condition: Good


[x], 310p. A few pages dog-eared and a few with pencil marginalia, cover edges worn, price clipped jacket has 2 - 3" tears on top front with additional tears and large chips to edges with some tape repaired. "Covers the nine southern counties of California: San Diego, Imperial, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Inyo, and Los Angeles." Includes glossary. Author awarded 1961 Newbery Medal for his book, Island of the Blue Dolphins. (8-1/... View more info

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TIDAL WAVES ON THE SOUTH COAST

By: O'Flaherty, Joseph S.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Hicksville, NY, Exposition Press: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: P3945

Condition: Very Good


23p. Computation in red ink on back, cover has light edge wear. The brief overview of effect of tidal waves and their history along the Southern California coast. Only 2 listed on WorldCat (5/18) B&w illustrations. (8"x5-3/8") View more info

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A Piece of Baling Wire : Homesteading in the Desert

By: Odell, Grace Loomis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Barstow, California, Mojave River Valley Museum Association: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: G1490

ISBN: 0918614082

Condition: Very Good+


xiii, 180p. 2nd printing. Signed by author on half title page. Cover rubbed with light edge wear. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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DESERT ROUGH CUTS: A HAYWIRE HISTORY OF THE BOREGO DESERT

By: Oliver, Harry

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ward Ritchie Press: 1938

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11303

Condition: Good


[66p.] First couple of leaves have a 4" tear at bottom near hinge, hinge weak at front, paper on cover edges worn and chipped. B&w illustrations. (9-5/8"x6-3/8") View more info

Image for TRACTS 6887 AND 7143, VALMONTE, PROTECTIVE RESTRICTIONS, PALOS VERDES ESTATES, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION AND BY-LAWS OF PALOS VERDES HOMES ASSOCIATION

TRACTS 6887 AND 7143, VALMONTE, PROTECTIVE RESTRICTIONS, PALOS VERDES ESTATES, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION AND BY-LAWS OF PALOS VERDES HOMES ASSOCIATION

By: Olmstead Brothers & Chas. H. Cheney

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Palos Verdes Homes Association: [1923]

Seller ID: P6941

Condition: Good +


[68p.] Wraps beginning to separate from staples, edges torn and chipped, and stains on back. Covenants for the planning of homes and free space for Valmonte of Palos Verdes Estates, California. (10"x7") View more info

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WHAT HAPPENED TO THE PLAZA CHURCH?

By: Owen, J. Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Southwest Museum: 1965

Seller ID: P4587

Condition: Very Good


11p. Tear at top staple, former owner's stamp on front cover. Reprinted from The Masterkey, vol. 39, no. 4, October-December 1965. Pamphlet. (7-3/4"x5") View more info

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HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD

By: Palmer, Edwin O.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Hollywood, California, Self-published: 1938

Edition: Revised & Expanded Edition

Seller ID: H10496

Condition: Good +


294p. 2nd printing. Front endpaper rather harshly removed, cover corners worn and a few pages dog-eared and slightly creased at bottom corner. From the foreword "The author stands corrected and the present volume presents the original text with such corrections as have been made and verified. There have also been added notes on a comprehensive economic survey of Hollywood just completed by the University of Southern California Bureau of Business Research." Palme... View more info

Image for TRACTS 6890 AND 7537, LUNADA BAY, PROTECTIVE RESTRICTIONS, PALOS VERDES ESTATES, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION AND BY-LAWS OF PALOS VERDES HOMES ASSOCIATION

TRACTS 6890 AND 7537, LUNADA BAY, PROTECTIVE RESTRICTIONS, PALOS VERDES ESTATES, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION AND BY-LAWS OF PALOS VERDES HOMES ASSOCIATION

By: Palos Verdes Homes Association

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Palos Verdes Homes Association: 1923

Seller ID: P5998

Condition: Poor


[68p.] Pencil underlining and maginalia, all leaves loose from binding and with 1st sheet secured by tape to tattered wraps, pages show evidence of moisture stains. Olmstead Brothers, Directors of Design. Covenants for the planning of homes and free space for Lunada Bay of Palos Verdes Estates, California. (9-3/4"x6-3/4") View more info

Image for DAILY TRAINING BULLETIN OF THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT, CONSISTING OF BULLETINS 1-173

DAILY TRAINING BULLETIN OF THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT, CONSISTING OF BULLETINS 1-173

By: Parker, W.H. (William H.); Los Angeles Police Department

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois, Charles G. Thomas: 1954

Seller ID: H11752

Condition: Good


xx, 274p. 3rd printing (1963) White spots on front cover, front endpapers folded on bottom corner, jacket has a huge creased tear on front with smaller tears and chips and tears to edges. Devised from the daily roll-call training "to give the policeman a permanent reference which would assist him knowing, understanding, and applying approved policies, rules, procedures, and techniques; and to enable individual officers to prepare for advancements." B&w illustrati... View more info

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PASADENA'S SUPER ATHLETES: A BRIEF HISTORY OF SPORTS IN PASADENA AND THE ROSE BOWL

By: Pasadena Historical Society & Pasadena Public Library

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Pasadena, California, Pasadena Historical Society: 1984

Seller ID: P6831

Condition: Very good


29p. B&w illustrations and photographs. Pamphlet. (8"x5-3/8") View more info

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PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1976

By: Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Pasadena, California, Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association: 1976

Seller ID: P6466

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 28p.) Souvenir program of the Rose Parade, with the theme "America, Let's Celebrate" and Kate Smith as Grand Marshall, and the Rose Bowl football game (UCLA 23, Ohio State 10). B&w and color photographs. (10-7/8"x8-3/8") View more info

Image for PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1977

PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1977

By: Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Pasadena, California, Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association: 1977

Seller ID: P6467

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 28p.) Souvenir program of the Rose Parade, with the theme "The Good Life" and Grand Marshalls Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, and the Rose Bowl (USC 14, Michigan 6). B&w and color photographs. (10-7/8"x8-3/8") View more info

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1982 PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL

By: Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Pasadena, California, Login Printing: 1982

Seller ID: P6468

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 36p.) Wraps lightly rubbed with corners worn. Souvenir program for the 93rd Annual Tournament of Roses with the parade theme of "Friends and Neighbors" with Grand Marshall Jimmy Stewart. B&w and color photographs. (10-7/8"x8-3/8") View more info

Image for PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1965

PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1965

By: Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Pasadena, California, Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association: 1965

Seller ID: P7061

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (approx. 28p.) Holes along spine edges. Souvenir program of the Rose Parade, with Arnold Palmer as Grand Marshall, and the Rose Bowl football game (Ohio State 7 and University of Michigan 34). B&w and color photographs. (10-7/8"x8-3/8") View more info

Image for PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1963

PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1963

By: Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Pasadena, California, Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association: 1963

Seller ID: P7060

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (approx. 28p.) Tears along top spine edges and on first few pages. Souvenir program of the Rose Parade, with Dr. William H. Pickering as Grand Marshall, and the Rose Bowl football game (USC 42 and University of Wisconsin 37). B&w and color photographs. (10-7/8"x8-3/8") View more info

Image for THE SIERRA NEVADA: THE RANGE OF LIGHT

THE SIERRA NEVADA: THE RANGE OF LIGHT

By: Peattie, Roderick; Edited by with an Introduction by Donald Culross Peattie

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12417

Condition: Very good


398p. Cover has a few stains with corners worn. Collection of 10 essays detailing the history, geology, natural history, sports, and climate of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California by Weldon F. Heald, Lester Rowntree, Mary Tresidder, François E. Matthes, David R. Brower, Idwal Jones, Charles Albert Harwell, Richard Joel Russell, and Oliver Kehrlein. 8 leaves of b&w photo plates and foldout map. (9-1/4"x6-1/8") View more info

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TALES OF THE LOS ANGELES PARKS

By: Politi, Leo

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Palm Desert, California, Best-West Publications: 1966

Seller ID: H12345

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 42p.) Cover corners lightly worn, jacket has large creased tears and chips to edges. Politi received the 1950 Caldecott Award for Song of the Swallows. B&w and color illustrations. (14-3/4"x11-1/4") View more info

Image for CALIFORNIË: DWARS DOOR AMERIKA OP ZOEK NAAR NEDERLANDERS

CALIFORNIË: DWARS DOOR AMERIKA OP ZOEK NAAR NEDERLANDERS

By: Pos, Mary

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wageningen, Netherlands, Zomer & Keunings Uitgeversmij: 1954

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11215

Condition: Good +


208p. Signed by author on half title page with an additional gift inscription. A look at California in the 1950s with particular attention to its Dutch immigrant communities. Pastedowns toned, cover has brown stains, jacket has a 3" tear on top front edge with smaller tears and chips to edges. Publication date estimated from inscriptions. Text in Dutch. B&w photo plates. (9-3/8"x6-3/8") View more info