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HISTORY OF THE HARBOR DISTRICT OF LOS ANGELES: DATING FROM ITS EARLIEST HISTORY

By: Ludwig, Ella A.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: California, Historic Record Co.: 1920s

Seller ID: H10473a

Condition: Good +


938p. Cover corners worn. B&w plates. Containing short, well-written personal sketches of many men and women, deceased and living, who by their own unaided efforts have made this one of the foremost sections of the state. (10-1/2"x7-3/4") View more info

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BEAUTIFUL JUNK: A STORY OF THE WATTS TOWERS

By: Madian, Jon; Photographs by Barbara & Lou Jacobs, Jr.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1968

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11586

Condition: Very good


44p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Former owner's name on front endpaper, top front cover sunned, clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges. Fictional story of "an angry boy in a dirty city" who lives in Watts and at first mocks Simon Rodia as a "back-alley junk collector," but eventually "discovers something of great importance to himself." B&w photographs. (10-1/4"x7-7/8") View more info

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HAIL TO CALIFORNIA: THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY IN VERSE AND STORY

By: Main, Rocky; Compiled by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California Alumni Association: 2005

Seller ID: H11920

Condition: Very good


146p. Poems and stories from alumni and current students of Cal. B&w decorations. (8-7/8"x5-1/2") View more info

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CALIFORNIA THE WONDERFUL

By: Markham, Edwin

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, Hearst's International Library: 1914

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11908

Condition: Good


[xvi], 400p. Moisture stain on bottom page fore edges, hinges weak, cover edges and spine toned. Subtitle: Her Romantic History, Her Picturesque People, Her Wild Shores, Her Desert Mystery, Her Valley Loveliness, Her Mountain Glory, including Her Varied Resources, Her Commercial Greatness, Her Intellectual Achievements, Her Expanding Hopes, With Glimpses of Oregon and Washington, Her Northern Neighbors. B&w photo plates. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE JAPANESE OF LOS ANGELES (CONTRIBUTION IN HISTORY NO. 1, 1969)

By: Mason, William M. & John A. McKinstry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History: 1969

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: P7374

Condition: Very good


[iii], [44p.] Signed by Mason on title page. A few stains on wraps. Historical account of the Japanese who settled in Los Angeles, California from the first arrivals in 1869 through the 1920s. Includes bibliography. A California bicentennial publication. B&w map and photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

Image for CALIFORNIA'S PIONEER SISTER OF MERCY: MOTHER MARY BAPTIST RUSSELL (1829-1898)

CALIFORNIA'S PIONEER SISTER OF MERCY: MOTHER MARY BAPTIST RUSSELL (1829-1898)

By: McArdle, Mary Aurelia, Sister

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Fresno, California, Academy Library Guild: 1954

Seller ID: H12610

Condition: Very good


204p. Property stamp blacked out on front endpaper but present on back endpaper, jacket has chips and creased tears to edges and scrape on spine. A biography of the "foundress of the Sisters of Mercy in the Far West" of the United States. B&w photographs. (8-3/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE FEARLESS SPECTATOR

By: McCabe, Charles

Price: $29.00

Publisher: (San Francisco, California), Chronicle Books: 1970

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H5212

Condition: Very Good+


298p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Price clipped jacket is rubbed with 1 1/2" closed tear on front bottom corner near flap fold and 1" closed tear on top front edge with chips to top back edge, former owner's name on front endpaper. (8-7/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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LANDSCAPES OF DESIRE: ANGLO MYTHOLOGIES OF LOS ANGELES

By: McClung, William Alexander

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 2000

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H9801

ISBN: 0520218272

Condition: Very Good


xx, 277p. 1st printing. Signed by author on front endpaper and title page. Jacket edges lightly worn. Includes reference notes. B&w photographs. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") View more info

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NAUTILUS - 1959 (SANTA MONICA HIGH SCHOOL)

By: McElroy, Carolyn; Editor-in-Chief

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, California, Santa Monica High School: 1959

Seller ID: H11888

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 164p.) Signatures and well wishes throughout as to be expected in a yearbook, cover corners lightly worn. B&w photographs. (12-1/4"x9-1/4") View more info

HARBOR FOR COMMERCE AND OF REFUGE AT SAN PEDRO, CAL.: MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING, IN RESPONSE TO SENATE RESOLUTION OF THE 10TH OF MAY, 1897, ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR, A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, WITH ACCOMPANYING MAP AND PAPERS, RELATING TO THE COMPLETION OF THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE HARBOR FOR COMMERCE AND OF REFUGE AT PORT LOS ANGELES OR AT SAN PEDRO, CAL.

By: McKinley, William & United States Senate

Price: $55.00

Publisher: [Washington, DC], [Government Printing Office]: 1897

Seller ID: P5980

Condition: Very good


[5p.] Book plate on inside of front cover. Leaflet bound with cloth within stiff boards. 55th Congress, 1st Session, Document No. 94. Foldout map entitled "Map of San Pedro Bay and Harbor showing location of Breakwater and suggested method or utilizing Inner Harbor and location of Pier in Outer Harbor, to accompany Report of Board for Locating a Deep Water Harbor in Southern California" showing the proposed main channel from Pt. Fermin to the south and Wilmington Lagoon to the north. (9-1/2"x6-3/4") View more info

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SAN PEDRO BAY (POSTCARD HISTORY SERIES)

By: McKinzie, Joe

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina, Arcadia Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: G2145

ISBN: 0738530433

Condition: Very good


128p. Signed by author on half title page. Front cover creased with gift message on inside.. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/2") View more info

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LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL: A SENSE OF PURPOSE AND A SENSE OF MISSION

By: McLaughlin, Gerald T.; Introduction by Manuel L. Real

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University: 2000

Seller ID: LW005

ISBN: 0967992109

Condition: Very good


[xvi], [128p.] Cover spotted. History of Loyola Law School of Loyola Marymount University, from its founding in 1920 to the dawn of the 21st century. B&w and color photographs. (12-1/4"x9-1/4") View more info

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WATER FOR THIRTEEN CITIES IN THE METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COLORADO RIVER AQUEDUCT, AMERICA'S LARGEST CONSTRUCTION JOB IN PROGRESS TODAY

By: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California: 1936

Seller ID: P6683

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 24p.) 3rd printing, revised February 1936. Wrap corners lightly worn. "It is the purpose of this booklet to tell briefly this great Aqueduct is being built - and what it means to the present and future of the communities in the Water District." These communities include: Anaheim, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Compton, Fullerton, Glendale, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Pasadena, San Marino, Santa Ana, Santa Monica, and Torrance, California. Oblong. B&w photographs and color map on inside folder cover. (6"x9") View more info

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MINES OF THE MOJAVE

By: Miller, Ronald Dean & Peggy Jeanne Miller

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, La Siesta Press: 1976

Seller ID: P7437

ISBN: 0910856575

Condition: Good +


72p. Name on half title page, cup mark on front wrap. Includes bibliographical references. B&w maps and photographs. (8-3/8"x5-1/2') View more info

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EASTERN SIERRA JEEP TRAILS

By: Mitchell, Roger

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, La Siesta Press: 1971

Seller ID: P7442

ISBN: 0910856397

Condition: Very good


36p. Stains to wraps and edges sunned. Includes bibliographical references. B&w maps and photographs. (8-3/8"x5-1/2') View more info

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WESTERN SIERRA JEEP TRAILS

By: Mitchell, Roger

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, La Siesta Press: 1976

Seller ID: P7438

ISBN: 091085663X

Condition: Very good


72p. Spine and wrap edges sunned. Includes bibliographical references. B&w maps and photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2') View more info

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DEATH VALLEY JEEP TRAILS

By: Mitchell, Roger

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, La Siesta Press: 1975

Seller ID: P7435

ISBN: 0910856303

Condition: Very good


36p. Wraps corners lightly worn. Includes bibliographical references. B&w maps and photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2') View more info

DEATH VALLEY JEEP TRAILS

By: Mitchell, Roger

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, La Siesta Press: 1975

Seller ID: P6538

ISBN: 0910856303

Condition: Very good


36p. Wraps corners lightly worn. Includes bibliographical references. B&w maps and photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2') View more info

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MONTEREY PENINSULA INFORMATION: WHAT TO SEE, WHERE TO GO, WHAT TO DO - CENTENNIAL ISSUE

By: Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Monterey, California, W.T. Lee Co.: 1949

Seller ID: P6276

Condition: Good +


60p. Cover front fore edge torn and back creased. A promotional booklet for the traveler or settler describing post-World War II Monterey Peninsula communities of Pebble Beach, Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove, and the Carmel Valley. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-1/8"x6") View more info

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ON SUNSET HIGHWAYS: A BOOK OF MOTOR RAMBLES IN CALIFORNIA

By: Murphy, Thomas D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Page Co.: 1921

Edition: New, Revised Edition

Seller ID: H10668

Condition: Very good


[viii], 344p., 4p. of titles by Thomas Murphy. Cover corners worn, some edges uncut, stains on back endpapers, a few pages have tears on fore edges, foldout map tape repaired and wrinkled. Guide book designed for motorists touring California in the early 20th century. Color foldout map, 40 plates of duogravures, and 17 color plates and frontispiece each with tissue guard. (9-3/4"x6-1/2") View more info