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Image for TOURNAMENT PARK: PASADENA HISTORIC SITE, CALTECH TREASURE

TOURNAMENT PARK: PASADENA HISTORIC SITE, CALTECH TREASURE

By: Combs, Theodore C.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Pasadena, California, Self-published: 1984

Seller ID: P6830

Condition: Very good


viii, 74p. Scrapes on front. B&w photographs. (8-3/8"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE WATTS TOWERS

By: Committee for Simon Rodia's Watts Towers

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Committee for Simon Rodia's Watts Towers: 1961

Seller ID: P7322

Condition: Good +


11p. Wraps soiled and wavy. Presents a brief history of the towers and details the committee's work to save them from demolition. Booklet. B&w photographs. (8"x5") View more info

Image for SAN PEDRO COMMUNITY PRELIMINARY PLAN, CITY PLAN CASE NO. 23923

SAN PEDRO COMMUNITY PRELIMINARY PLAN, CITY PLAN CASE NO. 23923

By: Councilman John S. Gibson's San Pedro Citizen Planning Advisory Committee with Assistance of the Los Angeles City Planning Department

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Department of City Planning: 1978

Seller ID: P6266

Condition: Very good


23p. Pages toned. Map included in pocket on back. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

Image for ROSE, OR ROSE THORN? : THREE WOMEN OF SPANISH CALIFORNIA (SERIES OF KEEPSAKES ISSUED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE BANCROFT LIBRARY FOR ITS MEMBERS, 2)

ROSE, OR ROSE THORN? : THREE WOMEN OF SPANISH CALIFORNIA (SERIES OF KEEPSAKES ISSUED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE BANCROFT LIBRARY FOR ITS MEMBERS, 2)

By: Dakin, Susanna Bryant

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Berkeley, The Friends of Bancroft Library, University of California: 1963

Seller ID: H13106

Condition: Very good


[xii], 60p. Cover corners lightly worn. Biographical sketches of three pioneer women of early California under Spanish rule; Maria Feliciana Gutierrez de Arballo, Eulalia de Celis de Fages, and Maria de la Concepcion Marcela Arguello y Morago. Includes bibliographical notes. Color decorations. (9-3/4"x7-1/4") View more info

Image for RIVERS IN THE DESERT: WILLIAM MULHOLLAND AND THE INVENTING OF LOS ANGELES

RIVERS IN THE DESERT: WILLIAM MULHOLLAND AND THE INVENTING OF LOS ANGELES

By: Davis, Margaret Leslie

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: G2184

ISBN: 0060166983

Condition: Very good


[xiv], 303p. 2nd printing. Signed by author on front endpaper. Jacket has light edge wear. Includes bibliography. 8 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/2"x6-1/4") View more info

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SAN FRANCISCO IS YOUR HOME

By: Dickson, Samuel

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford University Press: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12175

Condition: Very good


viii, 262p. Book plate on front endpaper, endpapers toned, jacket toned. Includes selected bibliography. Black and yellow woodcut illustrations. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

Image for 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX COMMUNITY OF LOS ANGELES AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 1908-1983

75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX COMMUNITY OF LOS ANGELES AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 1908-1983

By: Dimitriou, James E. & Helyn K. Bebermeyer

Price: $45.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles], [75th Anniversary Committee]: 1983

Seller ID: P7754

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 200p.) Cover rubbed and lightly soiled with corners worn. Book published for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Greek Orthodox community including history of the community and parishes and filled with sponsored tributes to the pioneer families and the general Southern California Greek community. B&w photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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HIT THE LINE: 100 YEARS OF SAN PEDRO HIGH FOOTBALL

By: Domancich, Sam

Price: $29.00

Publisher: [Chicago], Out of Your Mind...and into the Marketplace: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12392

ISBN: 0944205992

Condition: Very good +


viii, 144p. Scarce, none found in WorldCat. B&w photographs. (11-1/4"x8-5/8") View more info

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A DAY ON CAMPUS

By: Downes, Carl S.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright Publishing: 1950

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10736

Condition: Very Good


299p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Second novel by this Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) described as "a work of a radically different kind using a...stream of consciousness technique to carry a professor through a typical day on campus." (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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DOCTOR NELLIE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF DR. HELEN MACKNIGHT DOYLE

By: Doyle, Helen MacKnight; With a Foreword by Mary Austin

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Mammoth Lakes, California, Genny Smith Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: H10661

ISBN: 0931378079

Condition: Very Good


364p. Back cover has brown spots, tape remnants on front jacket flap and pastedown. Originally published: A Child Went Forth. New York: Gotham House, 1934. Recollections of a woman physician in Bishop, California in the Owens Valley during the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Jacket painting by Nina Kelley. B&w illustrations and 7 b&w plates. (7-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

Image for THE JOURNAL OF SAN DIEGO HISTORY, WINTER/SPRING 2012, VOL. 58, NOS. 1 & 2 (TUNA! CELEBRATING SAN DIEGO'S FAMOUS FISHING INDUSTRY)

THE JOURNAL OF SAN DIEGO HISTORY, WINTER/SPRING 2012, VOL. 58, NOS. 1 & 2 (TUNA! CELEBRATING SAN DIEGO'S FAMOUS FISHING INDUSTRY)

By: Engstrand, Iris H.W. & Molly McClain; Editors

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Diego, San Diego Historical Society: 2012

Seller ID: MG1490

ISBN: 00224383

Condition: Very good


116p. A few pages in the tuna article have underlining, cover has writing and smudges on front. Includes articles on: California's tuna fishing fleet, Bertram Goodhue's Spanish Colonial Revival architecture in Balboa Park, and the Baja California Insurrection. B&w photographs. (10"x6-1/2") View more info

SAN PEDRO WATERFRONT PROJECT FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT/ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT

By: Environmental Management Division, Los Angeles Harbor Department & United States Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, Regulatory Branch; Prepared by, with Assistance from ICF Jones & Stokes

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Irvine, California, ICF Jones & Stokes: 2009

Seller ID: G1984

Condition: Very Good +


This final environmental impact report regarding the San Pedro Waterfront Project includes a CD-ROM of the report, a 3-ring binder containing Chapter 2: Response to Comments, and a booklet of the Final Proposed Project Summary. View more info

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YOUR CITY AT WORK: LOS ANGELES YEAR BOOK, 1940

By: Executive Department of the Mayor's Office

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles: 1941

Seller ID: P6229

Condition: Good +


[88p.] Tear on bottom of half title page, cover scraped with corners worn and creased. A review of pre-World War II Los Angeles. A report of city government operations during 1940. B&w photographs. (12"x9") View more info

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24 HOURS IN THE LIFE OF LOS ANGELES

By: Fabricius, Klaus & Red Saunders, Edited by; Introduction by Carol Schwalberg, Text by Wanda Coleman & Jeff Spurrier

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred van der Marck Editions: 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12397

ISBN: 0912383046

Condition: Very good


272p. 1st printing. Price clipped jacket edges lightly worn. In international group of photographers, with an concentration of locals, fanned out across the Los Angeles area to capture the industry, buildings, and people in anticipation for hosting the 1984 Olympic Games (XXIII Olympiad). B&w and color photographs. (11-3/8"x9-3/8") View more info

Image for CALIFORNIA (THE NEW PROGRESSIVES GEOGRAPHIES DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE PROBLEM METHOD)

CALIFORNIA (THE NEW PROGRESSIVES GEOGRAPHIES DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE PROBLEM METHOD)

By: Fairbanks, Harold W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Harr Wagner Publishing: 1923

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: H12341

Condition: Good +


[240p.] Endpapers toned, cover has fade spots on back and dents to edges. B&w maps and photographs and color photo plates and frontispiece. View more info

THE BARLOW STORY: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF BARLOW RESPIRATORY HOSPITAL, 1902-1992

By: Finegan, W. Robert

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Barlow Respiratory Hospital: 1992

Seller ID: H12191

Condition: Very good +


[iv], 112p. Jacket corners worn. B&w photographs. (11-1/4"x8-3/4") View more info

Image for THE RELUCTANT METROPOLIS: THE POLITICS OF URBAN GROWTH IN LOS ANGELES

THE RELUCTANT METROPOLIS: THE POLITICS OF URBAN GROWTH IN LOS ANGELES

By: Fulton, William

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Point Arena, California, Solano Press Books: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9792

ISBN: 0923956220

Condition: Very Good


viii, 395p. 1st printing. Jacket edges lightly worn. B&w illustrations, maps, and photographs. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") View more info

Image for ANNUAL REPORT, FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1961 (COVER TITLE: 1960-1961 ANNUAL REPORT, PORT OF LOS ANGELES)

ANNUAL REPORT, FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1961 (COVER TITLE: 1960-1961 ANNUAL REPORT, PORT OF LOS ANGELES)

By: Garrison, Troy S.; Editor & Board of Commissioners, Los Angeles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Board of Harbor Commissioners, City of Los Angeles: 1961

Seller ID: P7154

Condition: Very good


48p. Wraps lightly soiled. Report on the activities in the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro and Wilmington, California, with a directory of businesses in the harbor, top exports and imports, and vessel and passenger traffic. B&w photographs and color illustrations. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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SANTA CRUZ ISLAND: A HISTORY OF CONFLICT AND DIVERSITY

By: Gherini, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Spokane, Washington, Arthur H. Clarke: 1997

Seller ID: H11647

ISBN: 0870622641

Condition: Very good


[272p.] 3rd printing (2005) Jacket edges scraped. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

Image for "HI NAYBOR!": THE STORY OF THE DUKE OF CATALINA

"HI NAYBOR!": THE STORY OF THE DUKE OF CATALINA

By: Greison, Elizabeth

Price: $29.00

Publisher: [Avalon, California], Self-published: [198?]

Seller ID: P6838

Condition: Very good +


Unpaginated (approx. 16p.) Biography of Leo Fishman, known as the Duke of Catalina, the island off the coast of Los Angeles. Booklet. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info