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Photo Album Of Yesterday’s Southwest

by Shelton, Charles E.

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1961
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Desert Magazine, Inc., Palm Desert, CA, 1961; First Edition; oblong quarto, unpaginated; hard cover. Formidable collection of photographs depicting life as it was lived in and on the open ranges, ranches, and towns of nineteenth century Arizona, Nevada, and the desert areas of California. A total of 197 fascinating large photographs chronicling the lives of the pioneers,… Read more
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Lost Beneath The Feather

by Talbitzer, Bill

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Published
1963
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Bill Talbitzer, Oroville, CA, 1963; First Edition; 8 1/2" x 11", 56 pages; illustrated. Collected histories of the many legendary historic sites lost forever beneath the waters of the Feather River by the filling of the Oroville Dam in 1967. Privately published by the author prior to the dam’s completion expressly for purposes of preserving Oroville history and… Read more
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A Glimpse Into The Past Of Modoc County

by Weaver, Elizabeth J.

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Published
1971
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Elizabeth J. Weaver, Modoc County, CA , 1971; First Edition; 8 1/2" x 11", 24 pages; illustrated. An overview of the turbulent history of Modoc County, California, with accounts of its early native peoples, explorers, trappers, farmers, and prospectors, who were often at war with one another. Profusely illustrated with both period and contemporary b&w photographs showing the… Read more
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Mabelle Scott Rancho School For Girls, Azusa, 1933; Quarto., 148 pages. Class yearbook for the Mabelle Scott Rancho School For Girls in Azusa, California. Illustrated with staff, student body, and social club photographs, plus a wealth of photos of the girls engaged in numerous school activities such as swimming, tennis, horseback riding, fishing at the falls of Rainbow… Read more
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$75.00
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The End Of An Era: Los Angeles County’s Old Hall Of Records 1911-1973

by Whelan, Marie

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circa 1974
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Los Angeles County Board Of Supervisors, Los Angeles, circa 1974; Square octavo, 40 pages; no p.d. (circa 1974); photo illustrated. Informative history of the old Los Angeles Hall Of Records and the development of the new Civic Center complex of the 1970’s which replaced it. The Old Hall,designed by architects Hudson and Munsel, was completed in 1911 and… Read more
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How California Got Its Name

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Published
1965
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D. R. MacGregor, , 1965; 8 vo, 16 pages. Reprint, in booklet form, of an article entitled "The Queen Of California," published in Vol. XII, No. VII of Atlantic Monthly Magazine, March,1864, which explains the history of the name "California." A faithful facsimile, with original pagination. Fine, in illustrated card wraps.
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Juan Crespi, The Man Who Named Los Angeles

by Wood, Raymond F.

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Published
1972
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Historical Society Of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1972; 8vo, 52 pages. Detailed history of 18th century Franciscan friar Juan Crespi, whose pivotal role in the exploration of California and subsequent establishment of the California Missions had heretofore been erroneously attributed to Father Serra. Reprinted from the Sept., 1971, Vol. LIII, No. 3 issue of the Southern California Quarterly.… Read more
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Fairfax High School , Los Angeles, 1947, 1949; Fairfax High School’s Christmas Program pamphlets for 1947 and 1949. Measure 4" x 7" and 5" x 7" respectively. Each four pages, single fold, and lists each of the orchestral, choral, and dramatic presentations by the various school organizations in order of appearance, together with lyrics for Christmas carols… Read more
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1958 Pasadena Tournament Of Roses Official Program

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Published
1958
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Login Printing and Binding Co., Pasadena, CA , 1958; 8 1/2" x 11"; 34 pages. Official 1958 Tournament Of Roses program, with pictures and descriptions of all floats in both color and black and white, color portraits of Rose Queen Gertrude Wood and her retinue, substantial coverage of the Ohio State/Oregon Rose Bowl Game, with team pictures, and… Read more
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Hollywood High School Printing Dept., Hollywood, CA, 1940; Hollywood High School Christmas Music Program for December 17, 1940, measuring 6 1/2" x 4 1/2", single fold, 4 pages, printed on light card stock. Fine condition. Accompanied by a Hollywood High Fight Songs and Yells pamphlet of same vintage, 6 1/2" x 9" in size, single fold, 4 pages,… Read more
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$30.00
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Gateways To California

by Baxter, John J.

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Published
1968
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Pacific Gas and Electric, San Francisco, CA, 1968; First Edition, 8 1/2" x 11", 47 pages. Informative study of the discovery and subsequent history of each of the various overland routes to California, from North to South, a total of 38 in all. Photo illustrated throughout, plus two maps at the front. Introduction by Governor Ronald Reagan. An… Read more
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The San Fernando Valley: A Bibliography

by Durrenberger, Robert & Leonard Pitt & Richard Preston

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Published
1965
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Center For Urban Studies Of San Fernando Valley College, Northridge, CA, 1965; First Edition; octavo, 32 pages. A bibliography of all available materials relating to the history of the San Fernando Valley to date: books, theses, dissertations, maps, government publications, newspapers and magazines, 484 items in all. Published by the Center For Urban Studies Of San Fernando Valley… Read more
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Pasadena Post No. 13, American Legion, Pasadena, CA, 1960; 8 1/2" x 11"; 39 pages. Official 1960 program, with pictures and descriptions of all floats in order of appearance, numerous behind the scenes articles, full page portrait photo of parade Grand Marshal Richard Nixon, and substantial coverage of the Washington/Wisconsin Rose Bowl game with team photos. Numerous display… Read more
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Login Printing and Binding Co., Pasadena, 1939; 8 3/4" x 11 3/4"; 32 pages. Golden Jubilee publication of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, 1889-1939, with history of the pageant at the front and beautiful full-page color photographs of each of the Sweepstakes and Special Prize floats from 1927-1938 accompanied by detailed descriptions for each. Striking color illustration art… Read more
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Pasadena Tournament Of Roses Assn., Pasadena, CA, 1982; 8 1/2" x 11"; 72 pages. Official 1982 program, with pictures and descriptions of all floats in order of appearance, color photos of Rose Queen Kathryn Ann Potthast and each of the members of her court, two-page photo spread of Grand Marshal Jimmy Stewart, behind the scenes Rose Tournament articles,… Read more
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Lucca Restaurant, San Francisco, 1940; 4 1/4" x 6 1/4" triple-fold menu from San Francisco’s Lucca Restaurant, located at Francisco and Powell streets. Contains a la carte and dinner menus for August 13, 1940, with prices. From the heady days when a diner could get an entire steak, roast, chop, chicken, or fish dinner for $1.00, or a… Read more
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image of Two Years Before The Mast, A Personal Narrative Of Life At Sea, Edited from the original manuscript and from the First Edition, with Journals and Letters of 1834-1836 and 1859-1860, and notes by John Haskell Kemble with original illustrations by Robert A. Weinstein and Illustrated from contemporary paintings, prints, and charts

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The Ward Ritchie Press, Los Angeles, 1964; First Edition; Two octavo volumes, a total of 552 pages; tan cloth; map end papers; Illustrated. Richard Henry Dana Jr.’s engrossing first hand account of his voyage to and along the California coast, sailing out from Boston Harbor in August of 1834 as a common seaman aboard the merchant brig Pilgrim,… Read more
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$45.00
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Southern Campus 1956, Vol. 37 (U.C.L.A. Class Yearbook)

by Webb, Barbara (Editor)

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Published
1956
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Associated Students Of The University Of California At Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 1956; First Edition; Quarto, 467 pages; gray cloth. University Of California at Los Angeles yearbook for 1956, profusely illustrated with individual photos of all Senior Classmen plus all members of Fraternities, Student Clubs, Boards, Councils, Living Groups, Athletic Teams, Coaching Staff, Honor and Service Organizations, and… Read more
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Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, 1952; Tall quarto (10 1/2" x 14"), 144 pages; illustrated. Enthusiastic booster publication for the city of Los Angeles promoting its many resources, opportunities, and agreeable climate for purposes of attracting further business activity and financial investment. Profusely illustrated with magnificent b&w photos by Times staff photographers depicting the many facets of… Read more
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$40.00
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Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Los Angeles, 1950; Large circa 1950 Fairchild Aerial Surveys photostat showing Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, and east toward Indio, California, plus the bygone Palm Desert Air Park, "Airport Of The Stars." From the office of Culver Nichols, legendary realtor who was instrumental in the movement to incorporate the city of Palm Springs in… Read more
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$175.00