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PINE CONE DRIVE-INN FOUNTAIN MENU

By: N/A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Merced, California, Merced Express Print: [1950]

Seller ID: P6680

Condition: Good +


Some items penciled out or prices changed with some staining and fade spots. "On Highway 99 - Merced, California" Trifold sheet. (8-1/4"x3-1/2" folded, 8-1/4"x10-3/4" unfolded) View more info

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GUIDE TO BILTMORE SERVICES, FOR THE CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT OF OUR GUESTS

By: N/A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Biltmore Hotel: 1947

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: G2177

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (approx. 12p.) Remnants of scrapbook paper on back wrap that obscures a bit of the map of downtown Los Angeles. Booklet. (6"x4-1/2") View more info

SAN PEDRO HIGH SCHOOL BLACK & GOLD 1970 (COVER TITLE: REFLECTIONS 70)

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, San Pedro High School: 1970

Seller ID: H12336

Condition: Very good


192p. Clean pages (no signatures), covering on spine has a hole and back cover dented. B&w and color photographs. (12-1/4"x9-1/4") View more info

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PILOT (REDONDO UNION HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK, 1960, VOL. 40)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Redondo Beach, California, Students of Redondo Union High School: 1960

Seller ID: H12042

Condition: Very good


[200p.] No signatures, cover corners lightly worn. Tucked in are the 10-year and 20-year class of 1960 reunion booklets and b&w graduation class photo. In addition to the usual high school photographs are historic photos of Redondo Beach and an historical vignette. B&w photographs. (9-3/8"x12-1/8") View more info

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PILOT 1958 (REDONDO UNION HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK, VOL. 39)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Redondo Beach, California, Students of Redondo Union High School: 1958

Seller ID: H12041

Condition: Very good


168p. Inscriptions throughout, cover lightly soiled. B&w photographs. (11-1/4"x8-3/4") View more info

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LAUGHING IN THE JUNGLE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN IMMIGRANT IN AMERICA

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1932

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11269

Condition: Good


x, 335p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Adamic relates his experiences in New York, the U.S. Army, and Los Angeles as a Slovenian immigrant during the beginning of the 20th century. Cover corners and top and bottom of spine bumped and edges and spine sunned, endpapers toned, front hinge weak at half title page. (8-7/8"x5-7/8") View more info

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THE TRUTH ABOUT AIMEE SEMPLE MCPHERSON: A SYMPOSIUM (BIG BLUE BOOK, NO. B-28)

By: Adamic, Louis; Edward Campbell, Mike Schindler, & Robert B. Mason; Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Girard, Kansas, Haldeman-Julius Co.: 1926

Seller ID: G2182

Condition: Fair +


64p. Wraps separated at fold, inside pages torn and brittle, front corners missing. Scarce in trade. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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TO AND FRO IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES IN ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO

By: Adams, Emma H. (Hildreth)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, W.M.B.C. Press: 1887

Seller ID: H11203

Condition: Good +


288p. A few pages dog eared, cover corners bumped and worn. No jacket. "This little volume consists of a series of letters written to certain Eastern journals...from Southern California, during the year 1884 and a few weeks in the Autumn of 1886." These letters have now been arranged by the author into chapters to serve "in but a slight sense a guide to persons visiting Southern California..." Includes particular focus on the Los Angeles area, with visits... View more info

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TO-AND-FRO IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES IN ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO

By: Adams, Emma H. (Hildreth)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, W.M.B.C. Press: 1887

Seller ID: H11913

Condition: Good +


288p. Front hinge weak at title page, cloth on corners and spine folds and top and bottom worn. "This little volume consists of a series of letters written to certain Eastern journals...from Southern California, during the year 1884 and a few weeks in the Autumn of 1886." These letters have now been arranged by the author into chapters to serve "in but a slight sense a guide to persons visiting Southern California..." Includes particular focus on the Los... View more info

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THE BUNKER HILL STORY

By: Adler, Pat

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, La Siesta Press: 1963

Seller ID: P6539

Condition: Good +


36p. Wrap edges sunned. "This publication...is the second of La Siesta's trilogy dealing with the history of this controversial development area. The other two volumes are Angels Flight by Walt Wheelock and The Passing of Bunker Hill by Pat Adler and Walt Wheelock." B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-3/8"x5-1/2") View more info

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MAVERICK MAYOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF SAM YORTY OF LOS ANGELES

By: Ainsworth, Ed

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co.: 1966

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11515

Condition: Very good


viii, 256p. Signed by author and Yorty on half title page. Cover corners bumped, jacket has small chips to edges. Jacket design by Patricia Saville. Includes bibliography. 4 leaves of b&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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MAVERICK MAYOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF SAM YORTY OF LOS ANGELES

By: Ainsworth, Ed

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co.: 1966

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11845

Condition: Very good


viii, 256p. Cover corners scraped, rubbed jacket has small chips to edges. Jacket design by Patricia Saville. Includes bibliography. 4 leaves of b&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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'65 RECUERDOS

By: Alemany High School

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mission Hills, California, Alemany High School: 1965

Seller ID: H8626

Condition: Very Good


[224p.] Cover rubbed and corners lightly worn. Alemany High School, Mission Hills, California yearbook. B&w photographs. (11-1/2"x8-5/8") 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: Allen, Walter B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Board of Harbor Commissioners: 1931

Seller ID: P5958

Condition: Poor


88p. Wraps are inelegantly taped onto stapled text block, wraps are taped on spine with edges creased and chipped, office copy stamped on wraps. Fiscal year, July 1, 1930 to June 30, 1931. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10-3/4"x8-1/2") 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: Amar, E.J.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Board of Harbor Commissioners: 1935

Seller ID: P5953

Condition: Poor


111p. Missing back wrap panel, moisture stain on last page, "office copy" stamped on wraps and a few internal pages, terrible moisture stain on bottom edge of first half pages, spine paper torn. Fiscal year, July 1, 1934 to June 30, 1935. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10-3/4"x8-3/8") View more info

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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: $29.00

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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THE CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE

By: Beek, Joseph Allan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Sacramento, California, California State Senate: 1942

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10702

Condition: Very Good


[xvi], 223p. Signed by California State Assemblyman Vincent Thomas. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-1/8"x5-3/4") View more info