San Pedro Bay Historical Society Shoreline. Volumes 4#5; 5#3; 6#1; 7#1-2; 8#1-2; 9#1-2; 10#1-2; 11#1-2; 13#1-2 (1977-1986)

Flora Twyman Baker, et al., eds. / San Pedro: San Pedro Bay Historical Society 1977
paperbacks, very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: western americana genealogy california business geography

Item #: 928378


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California Public Outdoor Recreation Plan. (Parts 1 and II)

California. Public Outdoor Recreation Plan Committee. (Rice, Mary H., principal editor) / Sacramento 1960
first printed edition (the first part had limited distribution in multilith few months earlier); complete in 2 parts, folio (32.5 cm. tall), [80] pp. iv, [202] pp., both parts illustrated including maps devoted to diverse topics e.g. volume of Sunday automobile traffic, habitat of the chukar partridge, distribution of picnicking facilities, "snowplay" areas, etc, ex library in one later cloth binding but the original pictorial paper sides bound in; findings and recommendations for the next twenty years when the population is expected to double. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: California, public recreation, BKP

Item #: 882000


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Report. Committee on Government Simplification. Los Angeles, California.

Hunt, Myron, chairman. / Los Angeles: 1935
first edition; large quarto, [vi], 219 pp. including organization charts for the forty four incorporated cities and color maps; original paper wrappers frayed at extremities of cloth tape spine, general light age toning, contemporary signature of O. S. Roan, City Manager of Alhambra, near very good; deals with the County of Los Angeles and generally suggests consolidation of services with a few odd twists e.g. all local police departments should be abolished in favor of one led by the County Sheriff but he would never stand in an election before an opponent, only his record for the last four years, if the voters disapprove, civil service procedures put a new Sheriff in place for the next four years then he runs against his own record. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: County of Los Angeles, California, municipal government, TPT

Item #: 875620


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Yachting Year Book of Northern California 1972. Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association. (51st Edition)

Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association. / San Francisco: Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association, 1955
400 pp. including advertising material, small illustrations in text; original paper wrappers, library markings, else text clean & binding tight. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: yachts, yacht clubs, California

Item #: 860310


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Indian War Claims of California ... the Committee on War Claims, submitted the following Report (To accompany bill H. R. 7241)

Perkins, George W., et al. / Washington: GPO. 1883
first edition, issued in the Serial Set; 25 pp., light extraction roughness at spine and now partially disbound in self wrappers; a recommendation that the Federal Government redeem the 1851 seven percent California Indian War Bonds. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: California Indian wars, JZX

Item #: 851964


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Seacost Fortifications, San Pedro, Cal. Message transmitting ... the advisability and necessity of seacoast fortifications for the protection of the harbor of San Pedro, Cal., and the cities in that vicinity.

United States. War Department. / Washington: GPO 1909
first edition, issued in the Serial Set; 8 pp., small folding map; light extraction roughness at spine and now in self wrappers with the map almost detached; "it may be assumed our enemy is coming from the Orient" and San Pedro would be an ideal base of operations with the wealth of Los Angeles to support the invaders. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: San Pedro, California, military history, Los Angeles Harbor

Item #: 833875


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Annual Report of the Clerk and Auditor of the City of Richmond, California, for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1909.

Turley, H. H., clerk and auditor. / Richmond: 1909
first edition; [31] pp., illustrations in text with some full page; minor library markings a light bump at head of original paper wrappers, a good copy; considerable non-financial material e.g. progress on the Carnegie library, names and addresses of the five city police officers (crime was less of a problem then), the new seventeen foot tall bronze public drinking fountain, etc.. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Richmond, California, HTM

Item #: 826670


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Reclamacion del gobierno de Los Estados Unidos de America contra Mexico respecto del Fondo Piadoso de Las Californias. Documentos Principales Relativos.

Mexico. Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores. / Mexico, D. F.: Tipografia de los sucesores Francisco Diaz de Leon, 1903
576, [1] pp, library markings and later cloth with original front paper cover retained, general age toning to text, good only; material presented to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: United States, Mexico, foreign relations, Pious Fund of the Californias, JZX

Item #: 824530


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Letter of the Secretary of the Interior ... in relation to the case of the United states vs. Vincente P. Gomez, involving the claim to the land called Panoche Grande. (Part 3)

United States. Department of the Interior. / Washington: GPO, 1869
Part 3 only; 196 pp, issued as 40th Congress, 3d Session, SED 48 Part 3; light extraction roughness at spine, partially age toned, now in self wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Panoche Grande, California

Item #: 810557


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Mining Debris in California Rivers. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting A final report upon the system to prevent further injury to the navigable waters of California from mining debris.

Mendell, G. H., et al. / Washington: GPO, 1882
first edition; 110 pp., 3 folding maps (mining field, lower Yuba River, lower Bear River); issued as 57th Congress, 1st Session, HED 98; general age toning, first leaf torn with no loss, extraction roughness at spine and now in self wrappers, good only; reports by Lieutenant Colonel Mendell and others on the effects of hydraulic mining in the Sacramento and Joaquin valleys. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: hydraulic mining, environmental impact, California

Item #: 807507

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Report of the Attorney General ... relative to the title conveyed to the United States by the city of San Francisco, to Lots No. 5 and 6 in hospital square, in that city.

Black, J. S., United States Attorney General / Washington: 1859
first edition; 36 pp, issued as 35th Congress, 2d Session, SED 20; light extraction roughness at spine and light general age toning, now in self wrappers; an attempt to establish clear title to the land acquired by the Federal Government from the City of San Francisco that came into possession of it at a Sheriff's Sale. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: San Francisco, California, United States Marine Hospital on Rincon Point

Item #: 803615


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Letter of the Attorney General, Communicating, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate of the 5th Instant, Correspondence and Papers Relative to the Case of the United States vs. Vicente P. Gomez, Involving the Claims to the Land Called "Panoche G

William M. Evarts. / Washington: GPO 1890
32 2 pp., published as 40TH CONG., 3RD SESS., Senate Executive Document #48, EXTRACTED FROM larger bound volume, good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Americana California History Real Estate

Item #: 798652

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Morphological and Metrical Variation in Skulls from San Miguel Island, California. I. The Sutura Nasofrontalis. (Indian Notes and Monographs, Volume 7, Number 2)

Oetteking, Bruno. / Museum of the American Indian, Heve Foundation, 1928
Part 1 only; 16mo, [37] pp., 2 plates; paperback, very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Indians of California, crainiology, CRN RRC

Item #: 789690


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Expenditures on Account of Private Land Claims in California: Message from the Presdient of the United States, Communicating, etc., a Statement, etc., in the Disposal of Private Land Claims of California, &c.

James Buchanan. / Washington: 1860
56 pp., self wrappers, extracted from larger bound volume, issued as 36th Cong., 1st Sess., House (Executive) Document #84, some age toning, overall good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Americana Geography PL California

Item #: 788531

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Adrian Wilson, 1923-1988.

Stanford University Libraries. / NP: 1989
one of 200 copies printed at the Press in Tuscany Alley as a keepsake for the Associates of Stanford University Libraries and different from the Book Club of California publication the previous year; folio, one sheet folded for four pages, loose in a printed paper folder; one croner wrinkled and a short tear near center of spine, still near very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: history of printing, California printers

Item #: 784203


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The Avalon. A Monthly Literary Magazine. Vol. II, No. 2. August, 1879. Editors: James T. Noon, Nich. P. Wynne James H. Barry.

Noon, James T., et al. / San Francisco: The Avalon Publishing Company 1897
Volume 2, Number 2 only; [32] pp, paper wrappers darkened and frayed with a short tear near center of spine but no loss, light general age toning to interior, good; a publication conducted by the San Francisco Literary and Dramatic Society, a fairly small group with about fifty members; articles are short and most make an attempt at humor although the one on the Mormons is fairly mean spirited. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: San Francisco Literary and Dramatic Society, California, literary societies

Item #: 784092


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The California Earthquake of April 18, 1906. Report of the State Earthquake Investigation Commission. Volume I Part I; Volume 2

Lawson, Andrew C., et al. / Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington 1908
Volume 1 Part 1 Volume 2 only, Volume 1 Part 2 and the Atlas not present; both large quarto, Volume 1 Part 1. xviii, 254 pp., 96 plates including a color map Volume II. The Mechanics of the Earthquake by Harry Fielding Reid. viii, 192 pp., folding plate; library book plates and markings but sound, good in copies in later (and not matching) cloth. Volumes Included: 2

Subject/Keywords: earthquakes, California, San Francisco earthquake, seismology, CC0

Item #: 780428


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California Art Club, est. 1909. 91st Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition. An un-themed exhibition, much like those of the 19th century European art salons, designed to encourage artists to create their most important works.

Pasadena Historical Museum / Pasadena: Pasadena Historical Museum, 2001
91st exhibition, 2001; large quarto, 159 pp., each artist gets a full page with color ilustration of work exhibited and a small portrait and biography, inserted is a list of gallery contacts and a 16 page related booklet (probaly free at the exhibition); bumped at head of spine, else very good in pictorial paper wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: American art, California, HTM

Item #: 777721


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California Statistical Review, 1994

California Thoroughbred Breeders Association. / Arcadia: California Thoroughbred Breeders Association 1994
212 pp., oversize paperback, very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: thoroughbred horses, horse racing, horseracing, California, HTM HRQ

Item #: 775693


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Physical and Chemical Properties of the Petroleums of the San Joaquin Valley of California ... (United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines Bulletin 19)

Allen, Irving C., & W. A. Jacobs. / Washington: GPO, 1911
60 pp., 2 plates; library markings and light general age toning, sound and good in original paper wrappers; includes a chapter on natural gas in Southern California by G. A. Burrell. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: petroleum, California

Item #: 772081


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