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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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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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The Journey Of Three Englishmen Across Texas in 1568., Everette Lee DeGolyer (1886-1958).
The Journey Of Three Englishmen Across Texas in 1568.
250.00 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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Give Us Small Books., Lakeside Press.
Give Us Small Books.
20.00 USD
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This Is Thirty for Tommy, Frank Kane, editor
This Is Thirty for Tommy
10.00 USD
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The Resources of California, Comprising the Society, Climate, Salubrity, Scenery, Commerce and Industry of the State., John Shertzer Hittell.
The Resources of California, Comprising the Society, Climate, Salubrity, Scenery, Commerce and Industry of the State.
50.00 USD
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"The Magic Lure of Sea Shells."
10.00 USD
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Common Sea Shells of the Los Angeles County Coast., Howard R. Hill; Pauline D. Tompkins.
Common Sea Shells of the Los Angeles County Coast.
10.00 USD
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Prospectus for New Weimar on the Pacific: The Pazifische Presse and German Exile Publishing in Los Angeles, 1942-48., Roland Jaeger.
Prospectus for New Weimar on the Pacific: The Pazifische Presse and German Exile Publishing in Los Angeles, 1942-48.
15.00 USD
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History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California., Willoughby Rodman.
History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California.
250.00 USD
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"Shells Take You Over World Horizons."
10.00 USD
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Catalogue Two: Americana., Marchioness Books.
Catalogue Two: Americana.
12.00 USD
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The Brothers Den., Robert J. Moes.
The Brothers Den.
15.00 USD
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