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Image for SAN PEDRO CENTENNIAL & PARADE PROGRAM: ONE HUNDRED YEARS

SAN PEDRO CENTENNIAL & PARADE PROGRAM: ONE HUNDRED YEARS

By: San Pedro Bay Historical Society, Historians Committee; Text by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, San Pedro Centennial Committee: 1988

Seller ID: P6857

Condition: Very good


[28p.] Cover corners lightly worn. Program for the parade held September 25, 1988. Includes a brief history of each decade, lineup of the parade participants, ads for contemporary businesses, and lists of volunteers and committee members. B&w photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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HOMEPORT 1985, GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY ISSUE (COVER TITLE: SAN PEDRO WRTERS GUILDE 50 YEARS)

By: San Pedro Writer's Guild

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, San Pedro Writer's Guild: 1991

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: G2143

Condition: Very Good


101p. Cover corners slightly worn. B&w illustrations. (8-3/8"x5-1/2") View more info

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HOMEPORT 1991

By: San Pedro Writers Guild

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, San Pedro Writers Guild: 1991

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: P5111

Condition: Very Good


[iv], 153p. Signed by Jerry Brady, President of the San Pedro Writers Guild. Cover lightly soiled with corners worn. B&w illustrations. (8-1/4"x5-3/8") View more info

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HOMEPORT 1991

By: San Pedro Writers Guild

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, San Pedro Writers Guild: 1991

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: G2133

Condition: Very Good


[iv],153p. Cover lightly soiled with corners worn. B&w illustrations. (8-1/4"x5-3/8") View more info

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HOME PORT REVISITED: STORIES AND POEMS

By: San Pedro Writers Guild; Edited by Abe Abrams

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, Printed by Double-A Printing Co.: 1970

Seller ID: G2129

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 54p.) Wrap corners lightly worn. B&w illustrations. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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HOME PORT POURRI

By: San Pedro Writers' Guild

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, San Pedro Writers' Guild: 1974

Seller ID: G2135a

Condition: Good +


[101p.] Spine and cover edges sunned and red marks on last few pages. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-3/8"x5-3/8") View more info

Image for CAPISTRANO NIGHTS: TALES OF A CALIFORNIA MISSION TOWN

CAPISTRANO NIGHTS: TALES OF A CALIFORNIA MISSION TOWN

By: Saunders, Charles Francis & Father St. John O'Sullivan

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Co.: 1930

Seller ID: H12132

Condition: Very good


203p. 2nd printing. A few edges uncut, endpapers toned, cover corners lightly worn, jacket has tears and large chips to edges. "Stories of San Juan Capistrano in the interim period between the regime of the old padres and the occupation of the mission by Father O'Sullivan." [Baird & Greenwood; 2200] B&w illustrations and 2 b&w plates and frontispiece. (7-3/4"x5-3/8") View more info

Image for COMMEMORATIVE BOOKLET ON THE OCCASION OF CALIFORNIA'S CENTENNIAL, SIXTY YEARS IN OUR PARISH (1889-1949), MARY STAR OF THE SEA PARISH, SAN PEDRO, CALIFORNIA

COMMEMORATIVE BOOKLET ON THE OCCASION OF CALIFORNIA'S CENTENNIAL, SIXTY YEARS IN OUR PARISH (1889-1949), MARY STAR OF THE SEA PARISH, SAN PEDRO, CALIFORNIA

By: Scott, George M., Monsignor; Foreword by

Price: $175.00

Publisher: San Pedro, California, Mary Star of the Sea Parish: 1949

Seller ID: P6869

Condition: Very good


55p. Wrap edges creased and top and bottom of spine bumped and torn. Presents a history of San Pedro, biographies of past and present church pastors, a history of Holy Trinity Church (the other Catholic parish in San Pedro), the ethnic communities served, parish organizations and the contemporary community. Includes pamphlet of the Anniversary Fiesta with a list of patrons of the commemorative booklet. Includes bibliography. Scarce. B&w photographs. (11"x7-3/4") View more info

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THE LOS ANGELES BOOK

By: Shippey, Lee; Text by & Photographs by Max Yavno

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston; Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin; Riverside Press: 1950

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12658

Condition: Good


[x], 117p. Signed by photographer on half title page. Leaf with pp. 43 & 44 has a 3-1/2" tear that has been tape repaired that has yellowed and has left a bit of residue on each facing page, scrape mark on front cover. Los Angeles Times columnist Shippey and social documentary photographer Yavno team up to document postwar Los Angeles. B&w photographs. (9-3/4"x6-3/4") View more info

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POINSETTIA 1939, VOL. 34 (HOLLYWOOD HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK)

By: Silver, Jonas; Editor-in-Chief

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hollywood, California, Hollywood High School: 1939

Seller ID: H11012

Condition: Very good


142p. Some pages dog eared, inscriptions throughout, cover corners lightly worn. Actress Susan Peters (Class of W'40) and actor Jason Robards (Class of W'40) pictured. B&w photographs. (10-7/8"x8") View more info

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THE SPLENDID CALIFORNIANS

By: Small, Sidney Herschel

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1928

Seller ID: H1436

Condition: Very Good


323p. Former owner's address label on front pastedown, corners slightly worn, red check mark on page opposite title page. Romantic novel set in San Francisco and San Rafael about "two Spanish-California families and their struggle over land rights during the transition in California between Spanish and Mexican rule." [Baird & Greenwood; 2275] (7-3/4"x5-3/8") View more info

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HOLLYWOOD BOWL MAGAZINE, "SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS," THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION, FIRST WEEK, JULY 13, 15, 16, 1937

By: Southern California Symphony Association

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Hollywood, California, Southern California Symphony Association: 1937

Seller ID: MG1479

Condition: Very good


84p. Wrap rubbed with corners lightly worn and creased, staples oxidized. Includes brief bios on: conductors Vladimir Golschmann and Pietro Cimini, concertmaster Bronislaw Gimpel, and cellist Alexander Borisoff. B&w illustrations and photographs and color illustrations. (9-7/8"x6-1/2") View more info

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CALIFORNIA FOR THE SETTLER

By: Southern Pacific Company

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Southern Pacific Co.: [1922]

Seller ID: P6772

Condition: Very good


[64p.] Cover fold scraped and light edge wear to wraps. B&w photographs. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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TRIPS AROUND SAN FRANCISCO

By: Southern Pacific Lines

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Southern Pacific Co.: 1917

Seller ID: P7113

Condition: Good +


95p. Wraps have chips to corners and front creased, staples oxidized. Designed as a guide to be used while seeing the sites of San Francisco and surrounding areas giving the history and points of interest with no illustrations. Directions are given for rail transportation and a section on automobile travel. B&w map. (6-1/2"x3-3/8") View more info

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The California 2000 Campaign: The Populist Movement with a Meaning for All America

By: Stanbery, James

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Jericho, New York, Exposition Press: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: H7872

ISBN: 068247987X

Condition: Very Good


160p. Pastedowns have glue discoloration, p. 109 wrinkled when bound, jacket has a 1" tear on top edge near corner with smaller tears and chips to edges. Includes selected readings. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

Image for MATERIAL DREAMS: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA THROUGH THE 1920s (AMERICANS & THE CALIFORNIA DREAM)

MATERIAL DREAMS: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA THROUGH THE 1920s (AMERICANS & THE CALIFORNIA DREAM)

By: Starr, Kevin

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9416

ISBN: 0195044878

Condition: Very Good +


xiv, 453p. 1st printing. Jacket corners slightly worn. Includes bibliographical essay. Jacket design and illustration by Daniel Pelavin. 24 b&w photo plates. (9-1/2"x6-1/4") View more info

CALIFORNIA: BRIEF GLIMPSES OF HER VALLEYS, MOUNTAINS, LAKES & FAMOUS PLACES (COVER TITLE: CALIFORNIA BY WAY OF THE BURLINGTON ROUTE)

By: Steele, James W.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Chicago, Passenger Department, Burlington Route: [190?]

Seller ID: P7087

Condition: Fair


[72p.] Binding loose and wraps and frontispiece detached. some pages dogeared and foxed, wraps tattered and chipped with spine gone, pretty much a reading copy. Promotional book for train travel to California highlighting its history, culture, cities, and natural features, such as Yosemite. B&w illustrations and photographs. (7-7/8"x5-7/8") View more info

Image for THE ROAD OF A THOUSAND WONDERS: THE COAST LINE-SHASTA ROUTE OF THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY FROM LOS ANGELES THROUGH SAN FRANCISCO, TO PORTLAND, A JOURNEY OF OVER ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED MILES

THE ROAD OF A THOUSAND WONDERS: THE COAST LINE-SHASTA ROUTE OF THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY FROM LOS ANGELES THROUGH SAN FRANCISCO, TO PORTLAND, A JOURNEY OF OVER ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED MILES

By: Sunset Magazine

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Passenger Department, Southern Pacific Co.: 1908

Seller ID: P6775

Condition: Good +


72p. Top front cover of wrap spine fold has a 2" tear and wrap is beginning to separate from text block, wrap edges and front edges creased. Visits scenic and tourist spots somewhat overlooked in modern guides. Cover illustration by W.H. Bull. Back wrap has French fold. Color tinted photographs. (11"x8-1/4") View more info

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Translating L. A. : A Tour of the Rainbow City

By: Theroux, Peter

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.: 1994

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: G082

ISBN: 0393036472

Condition: Very Good+


271p. Signed by author on title page. A realistic look at the everyday lifes of people in the Los Angeles area. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE DEVIL IN THE BOOK

By: Trumbo, Dalton

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California Emergency Defense Committee: 1956

Edition: First

Seller ID: P5943

Condition: Very Good


42p. 1st printing. Cover and page edge lightly brown. "An analysis of the Smith Act trial in California by one of" the Hollywood Ten. [Seidman, T118] (8-1/4"x5-1/4") View more info