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Hetch Hetchy Flora: A Collection of Wildflowers Painted on May 22, 2013., Donna Thomas.
Hetch Hetchy Flora: A Collection of Wildflowers Painted on May 22, 2013.
Donna Thomas.
1200.00 USD
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Wistaria.  Written by Witter Bynner for Rosalie and Sigmund Stern, Atherton California., Witter Bynner (1881-1968).
Wistaria. Written by Witter Bynner for Rosalie and Sigmund Stern, Atherton California.
Witter Bynner (1881-1968).
2500.00 USD
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The Club: A List of the Members., The Club.
The Club: A List of the Members.
The Club.
2500.00 USD
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Two Leaves from a Pocket Bible.
Two Leaves from a Pocket Bible.
700.00 USD
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Annual and Guide to California, issued by A. Phillips & Co., Manager of Boston and California Excursions., A. Phillips & Co.
Annual and Guide to California, issued by A. Phillips & Co., Manager of Boston and California Excursions.
A. Phillips & Co.
1500.00 USD
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Pasadena City Directory, 1893-4.  Including a Directory of South Pasadena, North Pasadena, Altadena and Lamanda Park.  Comprising an Alphabetically Arranged List of Business Firms and Private Citizens; A Classified List of all Trades, Professions, Pursuits, City Officers, Courts, Churches, Public and Private Schools, Secret and Benevolent Societies, Street Guides, etc., Ledger Publishing Company.
Pasadena City Directory, 1893-4. Including a Directory of South Pasadena, North Pasadena, Altadena and Lamanda Park. Comprising an Alphabetically Arranged List of Business Firms and Private Citizens; A Classified List of all Trades, Professions, Pursuits, City Officers, Courts, Churches, Public and Private Schools, Secret and Benevolent Societies, Street Guides, etc.
Ledger Publishing Company.
1500.00 USD
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California Hills and Other Wood Engravings From the Original Blocks. Foreword by Arthur Millier., Paul Landacre.
California Hills and Other Wood Engravings From the Original Blocks. Foreword by Arthur Millier.
Paul Landacre.
2500.00 USD
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Early California Atlas: Northern Edition., Ralph Preston.
Early California Atlas: Northern Edition.
50.00 USD
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The Private Journal of Louis McLane U. S. N., 1844-1848., McLane, Louis
The Private Journal of Louis McLane U. S. N., 1844-1848.
15.00 USD
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The Life and Times of
The Life and Times of "Dr." James Stokes.
15.00 USD
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Early California: Southern Edition., R. N. Preston.
Early California: Southern Edition.
65.00 USD
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Los Angeles Los Angeles City Building Code.  1954-1955 Official Edition., Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety.
Los Angeles Los Angeles City Building Code. 1954-1955 Official Edition.
45.00 USD
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Los Angeles City Electrical, Plumbing, Heating and Ventilating, and Refrigeration Codes., Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety.
Los Angeles City Electrical, Plumbing, Heating and Ventilating, and Refrigeration Codes.
45.00 USD
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Stephen Mallory White., Kenneth M. Johnson.
Stephen Mallory White.
35.00 USD
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Scott E. Haselton and his Abbey Garden Press., David William Davies (1908-1984).
Scott E. Haselton and his Abbey Garden Press.
55.00 USD
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Our Araby: Palm Springs and the [sic] The Garden of the Sun.  Illustrated from Photographs by the Author: With a Descriptive List of Desert Plants, Etc., and Hints to Desert Motorists: Also A New Map of the Region by the U. S. Geological Survey., Joseph Smeaton Chase (1864-1923).
Our Araby: Palm Springs and the [sic] The Garden of the Sun. Illustrated from Photographs by the Author: With a Descriptive List of Desert Plants, Etc., and Hints to Desert Motorists: Also A New Map of the Region by the U. S. Geological Survey.
100.00 USD
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Haraszthy at the Mint., Brian McGinty.
Haraszthy at the Mint.
25.00 USD
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Sermon Illustrations of the Bible, Topically Arranged., Keith Leroy Brooks (1888-1954).
Sermon Illustrations of the Bible, Topically Arranged.
25.00 USD
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Shasta County, California., M. E. Dittmar (1869-1940).
Shasta County, California.
120.00 USD
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Two Leaves from a Pocket Bible.
Two Leaves from a Pocket Bible.
700.00 USD
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Bullion to Books.  Fifty Years of Business and Pleasure., Henry R. WAGNER (1862-1957).
Bullion to Books. Fifty Years of Business and Pleasure.
250.00 USD
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The Story of El Tejon., Giffen, Helen S
The Story of El Tejon.
150.00 USD
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Frontier Settlement in Mexican California., Cecil Alan Hutchinson.
Frontier Settlement in Mexican California.
100.00 USD
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Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Discoverer of the Coast of California., Henry Raup Wagner (1862-1957).
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Discoverer of the Coast of California.
125.00 USD
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San Francisco Water., Spring Valley Water Company.
San Francisco Water.
150.00 USD
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A Brief History of Printing, Prepared for Students in the Printing Classes of Public Schools by John McIntyre Murray, Instructor in Printing, Los Angeles Schools., John McIntyre Murray.
A Brief History of Printing, Prepared for Students in the Printing Classes of Public Schools by John McIntyre Murray, Instructor in Printing, Los Angeles Schools.
50.00 USD
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Nerwork at Fifty., Norman Lewis Corwin (1910-2011).
Nerwork at Fifty.
350.00 USD
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Hetch Hetchy Flora: A Collection of Wildflowers Painted on May 22, 2013., Donna Thomas.
Hetch Hetchy Flora: A Collection of Wildflowers Painted on May 22, 2013.
1200.00 USD
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Folklore of the Chapel.  Printers Were Ever Merry Wights., Lawrence Sidney Thompson (1914-1961).
Folklore of the Chapel. Printers Were Ever Merry Wights.
20.00 USD
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Wistaria.  Written by Witter Bynner for Rosalie and Sigmund Stern, Atherton California., Witter Bynner (1881-1968).
Wistaria. Written by Witter Bynner for Rosalie and Sigmund Stern, Atherton California.
2500.00 USD
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The Club: A List of the Members., The Club.
The Club: A List of the Members.
2500.00 USD
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