Category: CALIFORNIANA

Sort

Showing 141-160 of 269

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

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

Image for ON SUNSET HIGHWAYS: A BOOK OF MOTOR RAMBLES IN CALIFORNIA

ON SUNSET HIGHWAYS: A BOOK OF MOTOR RAMBLES IN CALIFORNIA

By: Murphy, Thomas D.

Price: $145.00

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

Image for GHOST TOWNS AND MINING CAMPS OF CALIFORNIA

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 photog... View more info

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

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

Image for 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)

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

Image for LOS ANGELES COUNTY CALIFORNIA

LOS ANGELES COUNTY CALIFORNIA

By: Nichols, Howard S.

Price: $29.00

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

Image for PEN PICTURES OF CALIFORNIA MISSIONS

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

Image for COUNTRY OF THE SUN: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AN INFORMAL HISTORY AND GUIDE

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/... View more info

Image for TIDAL WAVES ON THE SOUTH COAST

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

Image for A Piece of Baling Wire : Homesteading in the Desert

A Piece of Baling Wire : Homesteading in the Desert

By: Odell, Grace Loomis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Barstow, California, Mojave River Valley Museum Association: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: G1490

ISBN: 0918614082

Condition: Very Good+


xiii, 180p. 2nd printing. Signed by author on half title page. Cover rubbed with light edge wear. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

Image for DESERT ROUGH CUTS: A HAYWIRE HISTORY OF THE BOREGO DESERT

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

Image for WHAT HAPPENED TO THE PLAZA CHURCH?

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

Image for HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD

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." Palme... View more info

Image for DAILY TRAINING BULLETIN OF THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT, CONSISTING OF BULLETINS 1-173

DAILY TRAINING BULLETIN OF THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT, CONSISTING OF BULLETINS 1-173

By: Parker, W.H. (William H.); Los Angeles Police Department

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois, Charles G. Thomas: 1954

Seller ID: H11752

Condition: Good


xx, 274p. 3rd printing (1963) White spots on front cover, front endpapers folded on bottom corner, jacket has a huge creased tear on front with smaller tears and chips and tears to edges. Devised from the daily roll-call training "to give the policeman a permanent reference which would assist him knowing, understanding, and applying approved policies, rules, procedures, and techniques; and to enable individual officers to prepare for advancements." B&w illustrati... View more info

Image for PASADENA'S SUPER ATHLETES: A BRIEF HISTORY OF SPORTS IN PASADENA AND THE ROSE BOWL

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

Image for PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1976

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

Image for PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1977

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

Image for 1982 PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL

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

Image for PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PICTORIAL 1965

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