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Pasadena
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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.

Appr.: | AUD 15.96 CAD 16.13 EUR 11.07 GBP 8.77 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 157.89 

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2.  
Talking About Pasadena: Selections From Oral Histories
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Publisher: 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.

Appr.: | AUD 13.30 CAD 13.44 EUR 9.23 GBP 7.31 JPY 1,250.00 MXN 156.25 ZAR 131.58 

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3.  
Pasadena Summer and Winter
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Publisher: 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.

Appr.: | AUD 26.60 CAD 26.88 EUR 18.45 GBP 14.62 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 263.16 

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4.   Basten, Fred E.
An Illustrated Guide to the Legendary Trees of Santa Monica Bay
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Publisher: (Santa Monica: Graphics Press, 1980)
ISBN: 0937536016 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.

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5.   Cleland, Robert Glass
The Place Called Sespe: The History of a California Ranch (SIGNED)
 
Publisher: Privately printed, 1940
First Edition 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 at edges else Near Fine.

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6.   Cleland, Robert Glass / Revised with an Epilogue by Robert V. Hine
The Irvine Ranch
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Publisher: 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.

Appr.: | AUD 21.28 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.76 GBP 11.70 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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7.   Doran, Adelaide LeMert, Illustrator: Sena, Patrice
Pieces of Eight Channel Islands: A Bibliographical Guide and Source Book
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Publisher: Glendale: Privately printed 1980
ISBN: 0870621327 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.

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8.   Editors of Sunset Books and Sunset Magazine
Gold Rush Country: Guide to California's Mother Lode and Northern Mines
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Publisher: Menlo Park: Lane (1957)
First Printing Quarto. Cloth. 101pp with illustrated endpapers, folding map, and black & white illustrations throughout. A Sunset Discovery Book. Neat gift inscription to half-title else Near Fine. Dustjacket with a little chipping along the upper edge.

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9.   Ellis, Elizabeth / created by Rod Kennedy, Jr. in association with Hollywood Heritage, Inc.
Hollywood in Vintage Postcards
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Publisher: Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith (2003)
ISBN: 1586851454 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.

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10.   Myers, Kirk
When Old Town Was Young -- The Early Decades of Old Pasadena
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Publisher: Pasadena: 1994
ISBN: 0964242907 8vo Printed wraps. 25pp with numerous illustrations from vintage photos, ads, and newspaper articles. Fine.

Appr.: | AUD 10.64 CAD 10.75 EUR 7.38 GBP 5.85 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 105.26 

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11.   Owens, Glen
The Heritage of the Big Santa Anita
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Publisher: Big Santa Anita Historical Society, 1981
ISBN: 0935536132 8.75"x11.25" Brown boards. vii, 105pp + index. This history of Santa Anita Canyon, the most beautiful wooded glen in the San Gabriel Mountains, includes many rare photographs of canyon pioneers, rustic cabins, trail resorts and scenic attractions. Near Fine in very lightly soiled dustjacket.

Appr.: | AUD 26.60 CAD 26.88 EUR 18.45 GBP 14.62 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 263.16 

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12.   Parcher, Carroll W., Editor-In-Chief
Glendale Community Book
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Publisher: Glendale: John W. Akers, 1957
Quarto. Decorated green cloth gilt. 1039pp including addenda and index, plus "several hundred more pages" of black & white pictures and portraits from photographs. Corners lightly rubbed else Very Good. (Color hasn't reproduced well in our scan)

Appr.: | AUD 372.34 CAD 376.34 EUR 258.30 GBP 204.68 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 3,684.21 

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13.   Patera, Alan H.
Coloma: First Town of the Mountains
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Publisher: Lake Grove: Western Places (1998)
8.5"x11" Printed wraps. 92pp with black & white illustrations from photographs and drawings, tables, maps. Bibliography, index to people and businesses in Coloma 1847-1862, index to this publication. Coloma is the place where the California Gold Rush began. Western Places Vol. 5 no. 3. Covers lightly dusted, light wear to lower spine edge else Very Good.

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14.   Peterson, Robert H.
Altadena's Golden Years
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Publisher: (Alhambra: Privately published, 1976)
Quarto. Ochre boards. 98pp + Supplementary Index. Illustrated with more than 250 black & white photographs of the community's early landmarks, events, and people. The author moved to Altadena in 1952. Minor wear to spine heel else Very Good. A clean, tight copy. Dustjacket browning and stained with one-inch chip at spine head.

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15.   Reed, Lester
Old Time Cattlemen and Other Pioneers of the Anza-Borrego Area
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Publisher: n.p.: Privately published, 1963
8vo Comb-bound card wraps. 147pp + double-page map of the area and with numerous black & white illustrations from historic photographs plus several line drawings. The author, a practicing cowman, knew first-hand most of the people of whom he wrote. His early years were spent in the region he wrote about: Borrego, Coyote Canyon, Anza, Cahuilla, Aguanga, Oak Grove, Warner's Ranch, Mesa Grande, Temecula, Sage and Hemet. He devotes a chapter to the Indians of the area, their homesites and their crafts. Light general wear else Very Good.

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16.   Sharp, Maud Morrow
Maruba (signed)
 
Publisher: Norco: Tales of the Mohave Road, 1984
ISBN: 0914224123 8vo Maroon boards gilt. 137pp. Folding map. Signed by the author to the title page, by Carl Faber, who painted the portrait of Sharp which appears on the ffep, and by Dennis G. Casebier (Chairman, Friends of the Mojave Road) after his introduction. Fine.

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17.   Sillo, Terry and John Manian
Around Pasadena: An Architectural Study
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Publisher: Pasadena: Gallery Productions (1976)
Oblong 8vo. Illustrated wraps. 69pp with numerous illustrations from black & white photographs by Terry Sillo. Bibliography, index. A cross section of the architecture found in Pasadena, San Marino, Sierra Madre and Arcadia. Covers spotted else Good. Contents clean.

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18.   Walker, Doris
Dana Point Harbor / Capistrano Bay: Home Port For Romance (signed)
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Publisher: (Dana Point: To-the-Point Press, 1981)
Second Edition Quarto. Gilt decorated blue boards. 263pp with a great many black & white illustrations from drawings and photographs, including many historical photographs. A fascinating view of these towns on the southern California coast. Signed by the author to the ffep. Fine.

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19.   Weston, Otheto
Mother Lode Album
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Publisher: (Stanford): Stanford University Press (1948)
Third Printing, 1956 Quarto. Decorated cloth. x, 177pp with numerous black & white illustrations from photographs. "Otheto has aimed her camera at some two hundred spots of half-decayed glory, bringing into focus the architectural artistry, historical interest, and romance of the mining region." Very Good in dustjacket (edge worn, price-clipped).

Appr.: | AUD 12.77 CAD 12.90 EUR 8.86 GBP 7.02 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.32 

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