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Greene and Greene: The Architecture and Related Designs of Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene: 1894-1934
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Greene and Greene: The Architecture and Related Designs of Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene: 1894-1934
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 1976 
8vo Illlustrated wraps. [40]pp with illustrations from photographs and drawings. Introduction by exhibition director Randell L. Makinson, Curator, The Gamble House. Near Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Los Angeles County Almanac and Buyers' Guide
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Los Angeles County Almanac and Buyers' Guide
Los Angeles: The Republican Central Committee of Los Angeles County, 1962 
8-1/2" x 11" Printed wraps. 135pp. Illustrations and adverts. Many lists of Los Angeles County Congressional and Assembly Districts, results of the 1960 election, much information on California government, etc. Edge wear, some peripheral sunning else Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Millard Sheets
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Millard Sheets
Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1976 
8.5"x9" Printed wraps. 20pp with black & white and color illustrations. Catalogue of the exhibition in the Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, March 27-April 29, 1976. Spine rubbed else Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Municipal Electric & Water Rates for the Home
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Municipal Electric & Water Rates for the Home
Department of Water and Power, City of Los Angeles, June 1933 
5-1/4"x7-3/4" Printed wraps. 31pp with small line drawings printed in orange. Information for the domestic consumer regarding their Municipal water and electricity. Includes monthly heating costs and sample electric bills. Costs of running various appliances is computed, including: a radio set, refrigerator, curling iron, electric range, fan, sewing machine, percolator, waffle iron, fireless cooker, etc. Discusses wiring, permiting and street lighting. Information about water charges for irrigation and domestic service are discussed. Contents with small stain on several pages, some pencil checks and circling. Covers darkened and lightly soiled with a little chipping. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Pasadena
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Pasadena

Stapled wraps folded, opening to an about 8" x 9" promotional brochure. 15pp + cover. Undated, ca 1930's (mentions estimated 1934 population). Illustrations from black & white photographs and line drawings with a green border running along the top of every page. Covers climate, homes, schools, churches, parks, scenic background, shops, industries, hotels, theatres, the Tournament of Roses, and more. A 2-1/2" x 3-1/4" piece cut out of pp. 5-6. Very Good in all other respects. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Pasadena Summer and Winter
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Pasadena Summer and Winter
Chamber of Commerce and Civic Association of Pasadena, ca 1928 
8vo Stapled wraps. 32pp with many illustrations from photographs. An attractive and informative brochure designed to interest both tourists and potential future residents. Minor cover soil, spine rubbed. Penciled name lightly written in the lake at Busch Gardens, "Los Robles" lightly written along the top of a building in a double-page aerial view of a portion of the city. Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Spectrum/200 Photographs from the History of Los Angeles 1860-1940
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Spectrum/200 Photographs from the History of Los Angeles 1860-1940
Los Angeles 200 Bicentennial Committee (1983) 
8-1/2"x11" Illustrated wraps. [132]pp. From the earliest known photograph of outdoor Los Angeles taken in 1862, through now vanished buildings and the marvelous diversity of inhabitants, this is a not-to-be-missed retrospective of our exciting city. Minor wear. Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Talking About Pasadena: Selections From Oral Histories
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Talking About Pasadena: Selections From Oral Histories
Pasadena Oral History Project, 1986 
8"x10" Illustrated wraps. 63pp with black & white illustrations from historic photographs of the Pasadena Historical Society. End papers are a fanciful map of Pasadena and environs by longtime Disney artist Vance Gerry. Included are brief bios of each narrator. Published in commemoration and celebration of Pasadena's Centennial. Faint writing impression on upper cover else Near Fine. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Masterkey, Vol. XXXII, No. 5, September-October 1958
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The Masterkey, Vol. XXXII, No. 5, September-October 1958
Los Angeles: Southwest Museum 
5"x7.75" Printed wraps. pp 133-168. Illustrated. Articles in this issue: Toypurina the Witch and the Indian Uprising at San Gabriel; A Dog Figurine from Colima, Mexico; An Archeological Reconnaissance in Bow Willow Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Young Business Man, Vol. 5, No. 9
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The Young Business Man, Vol. 5, No. 9
Los Angeles: Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce, July, 1931 
9"x12" printed wraps. 16pp including covers. Illustrated with black & white photographs and drawings. Article on the members' Sequoia National Park Tour: Bears and Big Trees, another on the upcoming La Fiesta De Los Angeles in September to celebrate the city's 150th birthday. Other articles, lists of members, many adverts. Covers lightly soiled, California Title Insurance Company stamp to lower cover. Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Albert Bierstadt: Cho-looke, the Yosemite Fall, Anderson, Nancy K.
11 Anderson, Nancy K.
Albert Bierstadt: Cho-looke, the Yosemite Fall

8vo Illustrated wraps. [34]pp with black & white illustrations. Catalogue for an exhibition in the Tinken Art Gallery in San Diego in 1986. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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An Illustrated Guide to the Legendary Trees of Santa Monica Bay, Basten, Fred E.
12 Basten, Fred E.
An Illustrated Guide to the Legendary Trees of Santa Monica Bay
(Santa Monica: Graphics Press, 1980) First Printing 
9"x6" Wraps. [128]pp. The story of how a barren, almost desert-like land supporting scrubby brush and native grasses was transformed into the lush landscape we see today. Contains nearly 400 separate listings and hundreds of identifying black & white photos. Covers with moderate wear (light creasing, sticker pull, small scratches, some wear along spine). Contents clean. Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Hollywood Hoaxes by the Creative Lunatics (signed), Bilodeau, Red and Heinz, Shirley
13 Bilodeau, Red and Heinz, Shirley
Hollywood Hoaxes by the Creative Lunatics (signed)
Torrance: Self-published, 1983 First Edition 
8vo. Trade paperback. 138pp with illustrations from photographs. An odd, funny little publication. From the copyright page, "The Library of Congress deemed it irresponsible to give us a number, but the public library in Pacoima came to our rescue and gave us the following number. Library of Pacoima Catalog Number 12." It all started when a vending machine operator ran ads in L.A. newspapers calling for "Gong Show Rejects." The rest is hoax history. Signed and inscribed by Red Bilodeau to verso of upper cover. Light shelf wear and spine creasing, pale stain to corner of lower cover. Good. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14 Bremner, Carl St. J.
Geology of Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara County, California
Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 1932 
8vo Printed wraps. 33pp with black and white illustrations from photographs, figs, plus two plates and two folding maps. Occasional Papers Number 1. Near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Cleland, Robert G.
The Place Called Sespe: The History of a California Ranch (SIGNED)
Privately printed, 1940 
8vo Brown cloth with gilt stamped black leather spine label. 120pp. Folding map frontis. Printed by the Lakeside Press. Inscribed and signed to the ffep by Cleland, dated May 20, 1940. Spine label chipped else Fine. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Irvine Ranch, Cleland, Robert Glass / Revised with an Epilogue by Robert V. Hine
16 Cleland, Robert Glass / Revised with an Epilogue by Robert V. Hine
The Irvine Ranch
San Marino: The Huntington Library, 1966 (1971) Third Edition 
8vo Green cloth gilt. viii, 167pp with black & white illustrations from photographs. "Dr. Cleland possessed the remarkable facility of evoking from a specific example the whole development of a region." Robert V. Hine discusses the changes that have taken place on the ranch since the book's publication and long-range master plans. Very Good in chipped and unevenly darkened dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Rails Through the Orange Groves: A Centennial Look at the Railroads of Orange County, California, Volumes 1 and 2, Donaldson, Stephen E. and William A. Myers
17 Donaldson, Stephen E. and William A. Myers
Rails Through the Orange Groves: A Centennial Look at the Railroads of Orange County, California, Volumes 1 and 2
Glendale: Trans-Anglo Books (1989 + 1990) First Editions 
8.75"x11.25" Boards. The two volumes total 287pp. Photographic illustrations in black & white and color, maps of trackage, tables. Volume 1 covers the pioneering Orange County railroads - the Southern Pacific, the Southern California Railway (Santa Fe), and the Santa Ana and Newport, as well as covering the Pacific Electric and predecessors. Volume 2 continues the story to the present day, including the entrance of the Union Pacific. 870460943 and 870460889. Near Fine copies. Dustjacket of Vol. 1, Near Fine, of Vol 2, Very Good (1-1/4" tear at upper flap fold with light wrinkling along bottom edge of upper panel). 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Pieces of Eight Channel Islands: A Bibliographical Guide and Source Book, Doran, Adelaide LeMert
18 Doran, Adelaide LeMert
Pieces of Eight Channel Islands: A Bibliographical Guide and Source Book
Glendale: Privately printed 1980 Sena, Patrice 
4to Blue illustrated boards. 340pp with occasional black & white illustrations from drawings, maps. A wealth of material about the Channel Islands: San Nicholas Island, San Clemente Island, Santa Catalina Island, Santa Barbara Island, Island of Anacapa, Island of Santa Cruz, Island of Santa Rosa, Island of San Miguel. Covers lightly soiled, small spot to fore edge else Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Hollywood in Vintage Postcards, Ellis, Elizabeth / created by Rod Kennedy, Jr. in association with Hollywood Heritage, Inc.
19 Ellis, Elizabeth / created by Rod Kennedy, Jr. in association with Hollywood Heritage, Inc.
Hollywood in Vintage Postcards
Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith (2003) First Edition 
Oblong 12mo. Illustrated wraps. 96pp with color illustrations from vintage postcards. A celebration of the culture, history, and architecture of Hollywood from the turn of the twentieth century to the early 1950's. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Fortunate Eagle, Adam
Alcatraz! Alcatraz!: The Indian Occupation of 1969-1971 (signed)
Berkeley: Heyday Books, 1992 First Edition 
8vo Trade paperback. 155pp with illustrations from photographs. "On November 20, 1969, a group of Native Americans landed on Alcatraz Island and claimed it as their own. They stayed for 19 months." The author was one of the leading organizers of the occupation. Signed to the half-title by the author with his ink drawing of a feather. A title in the California Indian Series. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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