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GHOST TOWNS AND MINING CAMPS OF CALIFORNIA

By: Nadeau, Remi

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ward Ritchie Press: 1965

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12740

Condition: Very good


x, 278p. Signed by author on half title page. Includes prospectus. Price clipped jacket has chipped corners and spine sunned. "Lively stories full of humor and violence" of the mining camps of California, from the Oregon border to the southern desert. "Much of the text material...appeared in the author's The Ghost Towns of California, published by Fortnight Magazine in 1954, and appears here in revised and expanded form." Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4) View more info

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NEPTUNIAN CLUB OF MANHATTAN BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 1959-1960 / DOLPHIN CLUB OF MANHATTAN BEACH, 1959-1960

By: Neptunian and Dolphin Clubs of Manhattan Beach

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Manhattan Beach, California, Neptunian Club of Manhattan Beach: 1959

Seller ID: P6687

Condition: Very good


41p., 39p. Staples show some oxidation. Directory of the Neptunian Club and turned upside down the junior club, Dolphin Club. The Neptunian Club, now the Neptunian Women's Club, is a civic organization founded in 1909 and currently (2017) in existence. The Dolphin Club, although no longer in existence, was organized in 1939 as a junior women's club in support of the Neptunian Club. B&w photographs. (6"x4") View more info

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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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A CALIFORNIA LEGEND: THE NEWHALL LAND AND FARMING COMPANY

By: Newhall, Ruth Waldo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Valencia, California, Newhall Land and Farming Company: 1992

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12999

Condition: Very good


[xii], 324p. Signed by author on half title page. Name on front pastedown. Genealogy table inserted in pocket on back pastedown. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-3/8") ] View more info

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY CALIFORNIA

By: Nichols, Howard S.

Price: $24.00

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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PEN PICTURES OF CALIFORNIA MISSIONS

By: Nordstrom, Algot; Text by Alma Nordstrom

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Self-published: 1937

Seller ID: P7252

Condition: Good +


Unpaginated (approx. 63p.) Wrap edges creased and tattered with wraps and text block bent, first page has a hole and scrapes. Designed as a guide to the Franciscan missions in Upper California to "kindle in its readers an interest in the Missions and a desire to visit" and to encourage "the expansion of public interest in one of the truly important phases of California's early historical drama." B&w illustrations. (8-3/8"x6") 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. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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TIDAL WAVES ON THE SOUTH COAST

By: O'Flaherty, Joseph S.

Price: $15.00

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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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. The history and the characters who inhabited the Borego Desert in California. 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." Palmer was a New York-born, Colombia University-trained "physician who served as Hollywood's City Health Officer in 1906."... 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

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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

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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

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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

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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, Fran├žois 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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BUNKER HILL IN THE REARVIEW MIRROR: THE RISE, FALL, AND RISE AGAIN OF AN URBAN NEIGHBORHOOD

By: Photo Friends of the Los Angeles Public Library

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Photo Friends of the Los Angeles Public Library: 2015

Seller ID: P7463a

ISBN: 069270342X

Condition: Very good


[134p.] To accompany the exhibition held at the Los Angeles Public Central Library, which opened in May 2015. Includes bibliographical notes. B&w photographs. (9-3/4"x7-1/2") View more info