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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, François 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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TALES OF THE LOS ANGELES PARKS

By: Politi, Leo

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Palm Desert, California, Best-West Publications: 1966

Seller ID: H12345

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 42p.) Cover corners lightly worn, jacket has large creased tears and chips to edges. Politi received the 1950 Caldecott Award for Song of the Swallows. B&w and color illustrations. (14-3/4"x11-1/4") View more info

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CALIFORNIË: DWARS DOOR AMERIKA OP ZOEK NAAR NEDERLANDERS

By: Pos, Mary

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wageningen, Netherlands, Zomer & Keunings Uitgeversmij: 1954

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11215

Condition: Good +


208p. Signed by author on half title page with an additional gift inscription. A look at California in the 1950s with particular attention to its Dutch immigrant communities. Pastedowns toned, cover has brown stains, jacket has a 3" tear on top front edge with smaller tears and chips to edges. Publication date estimated from inscriptions. Text in Dutch. B&w photo plates. (9-3/8"x6-3/8") View more info

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BUNKER HILL: LAST OF THE LOFTY MANSIONS

By: Pugsley, William; Text & Photography, Roy W. Hankey

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Corona del Mar, California, Trans-Anglo Books: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9916

ISBN: 0870460463

Condition: Very Good +


80p. Jacket has small tears to edges and chips to corners. Documents the long lost Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles made famous by John Fante and Millard Sheets. B&w photographs. (11-3/8"x8-7/8") View more info

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UNDER THREE FLAGS

By: Pumphrey, Margaret B.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1939

Seller ID: H8411

Condition: Good


[295p.] 3rd printing (1949) Cover edges and spine sunned with brown spots, jacket spine sunned with a large creased tear on back at spine fold with folds scraped and chips and tears to edges. Written for juvenile readers, Pumphrey relates the history of San Diego, California. Scarce in trade. B&w illustrations and color frontispiece. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") View more info

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WOMEN WHO FASHIONED A COMMUNITY: THE NEPTUNIAN CLUB OF MANHATTAN BEACH, 1909-1974 (MANHATTAN BEACH HISTORICAL SERIES PUBLICATION, NO. 2)

By: Pyatt, Mary; Janet Schulpke & The Historical Committee, Edited with commentary by Judson Grenier

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Manhattan Beach, California, City of Manhattan Beach Historical Committee: 1974

Seller ID: P6888

Condition: Very good


56p. Wrap edges toned. Booklet that details the history of the Neptunian Club, is a women's civic organization founded in 1909 and currently (2017) in existence. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE PORT OF LOS ANGELES: FROM WILDERNESS TO WORLD PORT

By: Queenan, Charles F.; Historical Text by

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Harbor Department: 1983

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12398

Condition: Very Good


206p. Signed by author on preface page. Gift message on front endpaper, rubbed jacket has small chips, scrapes and tears to edges. History of the port of Los Angeles, California, encompassing the communities of San Pedro, Terminal Island, and Wilmington. Includes bibliography. B&w and color photographs. (11-3/8"x8-3/4") View more info

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REDONDO PLAZA: REPORT OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA

By: Redevelopment Agency of the City of Redondo Beach, California

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Redondo Beach, California, Redevelopment Agency of the City of Redondo Beach, California: 1967

Seller ID: P6675

Condition: Good +


Unpaginated (approx. 8p.) Wraps toned and scraped along edges and lightly soiled and creased. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x11") View more info

Image for REDWOOD EMPIRE: HOTELS, RESORTS, MOTOR COURTS, RESTAURANTS, SERVICE STATIONS

REDWOOD EMPIRE: HOTELS, RESORTS, MOTOR COURTS, RESTAURANTS, SERVICE STATIONS

By: Redwood Empire Association

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Redwood Empire Association: 1940

Seller ID: P6689

Condition: Very good


30p. Staples oxidized and wrap edges scraped and chipped. Tourist guide to San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Humbolt, Del Norte counties in California and Josephine County in Oregon from San Francisco to Grant's Pass. Text and illustrations in green. B&w photographs and map. (9"x8") View more info

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HISTORIC SPOTS IN CALIFORNIA: VALLEY AND SIERRA COUNTIES

By: Rensch, H.E. & E.G.; & Mildred Brooke Hoover, With an Introduction by Robert Glass Cleland

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Stanford University, California, Stanford University Press: 1933

Seller ID: H11787

Condition: Good


[xxiv], 597p. Bottom edge of pages beginning approximately at p. 461 are warped with last few pages having moisture stains, a few stains on front cover and spots on back, rubbed jacket is soiled on back with chips and tears to edges. Sponsored by the California State Conference of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. Descriptions of California counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Kern, Kings, Lassen, Madera,... View more info

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THE FIRST LOS ANGELES CITY AND COUNTY DIRECTORY 1872

By: Ritchie, Ward; Introduction by & Early Commentaries by J.M. Guinn

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ward Ritchie Press: 1963

Seller ID: H11304

Condition: Very good


131p. Cover spine sunned, slipcase edges sunned. One thousand copies printed in Los Angeles, California, October 1963. Reproduced in facsimile. (9-1/4"x6") View more info

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IMAGES OF LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY

By: Robin, Robert A.; Editor & Joan E. Gaulene, Associate Editor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12715

Condition: Very good


116p. Jacket edges worn with scrape and tear on front. A bit of history but primarily color photographs of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California in 1991. B&w and color photographs. (11-3/4"x11-7/8") View more info

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BEASTS OF THE TAR PITS: TALES OF ANCIENT AMERICA

By: Robinson, W.W.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ward Ritchie Press: 1961

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: H7957

Condition: Very Good


[49p.] 4th printing (1967) Cover corners worn, small tear on top edge of spine back, clipped jacket has 1" creased tear on bottom edge at spine and a few smaler tears to edges with small chips to corners. Oblong. B&w illustrations. (8-3/8"x10-1/4") View more info

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THE ISLAND OF SANTA CATALINA

By: Robinson, W.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Title Guarantee & Trust Co.: 1941

Seller ID: P6273

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 46p.) Stain on bottom corner of last few pages and back wrap. One in a series of booklets by the Title Guarantee & Trust Co. recounting the history of Southern California communities. Blue illustrations. (7-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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SAN PEDRO AND WILMINGTON: A CALENDAR OF EVENTS IN THE MAKING OF TWO CITIES AND THE LOS ANGELES HARBOR

By: Robinson, W.W.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Title Guarantee and Trust Co.: 1937

Seller ID: P6319

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 24p.) Cover edges sunned and dents on back. A history from 1769 to 1937 of the two cities that make up the Port of Los Angeles. Booklet. B&w illustrations and maps. (7"x5-1/2") View more info

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POINSETTIA 1941, VOL. 36 (HOLLYWOOD HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK)

By: Rogers, Barbara; Editor-in-Chief

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hollywood, California, Student Body, Hollywood High School: 1941

Seller ID: H11013

Condition: Very good


[152p.] Inscriptions throughout, a few pages have stains to fore edges, cover corners lightly worn. Former United States Secretary of State Warren Christopher in 11A homeroom photo. Blue tone photographs. (11"x8") View more info

Image for CALIFORNIA, FROM THE CONQUEST IN 1846 TO THE SECOND VIGILANCE COMMITTEE IN SAN FRANCISCO : A STUDY OF AMERICAN CHARACTER (WESTERN AMERICANA PLANNED IN CONNECTION WITH CALIFORNIA'S CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS, 1946-50)

CALIFORNIA, FROM THE CONQUEST IN 1846 TO THE SECOND VIGILANCE COMMITTEE IN SAN FRANCISCO : A STUDY OF AMERICAN CHARACTER (WESTERN AMERICANA PLANNED IN CONNECTION WITH CALIFORNIA'S CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS, 1946-50)

By: Royce, Josiah; Introduction by Robert Glass Cleland

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12536

Condition: Very good


[xxxviii], 394p., xv. Light scent, endpapers toned, jacket has a large chip on top front edge with smaller chips and tears to edges and former price tag on back flap. Ten years in the history of California in which philosopher-historian Royce delineates the American character. Jacket design by W.A. Dwiggens. (8-5/8"x5-7/8") View more info

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NAUTILUS 1958 (SANTA MONICA HIGH SCHOOL)

By: Ruenitz, Jeanne; Editor-in-Chief

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, California, Santa Monica High School: 1958

Seller ID: H11887

Condition: Very good


152p. Signatures and well wishes throughout as to be expected in a yearbook, cover corners worn. B&w photographs. (12-1/4"x9-1/4") View more info

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ONE HUNDRED YEARS IN YOSEMITE: THE STORY OF A GREAT PARK AND ITS FRIENDS

By: Russell, Carl Parcher; With Foreword by Newton B. Drury

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1947

Seller ID: H12752

Condition: Good +


xviii, 226p. Book plate on front pastedown, fade spots on cover and corners lightly worn. Includes bibliography and chronology. 13 b&w photo plates & frontispiece with foldout map tipped in. (8-3/4"x5-5/8") View more info