California International Book Fair February 2018
ABAA CALIFORNIA INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR 2018
A SELECTION FROM STOCK
We invite you to visit us at booth 507 at the California International Antiquarian Book Fair
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
February 9-11, 2018
Friday, 3 pm to 8 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm; Sunday, 11 am to 5pm
Dearborn, MI. Ford Motor Company. 1949. LOT OF TWO brochures advertising the 1949 Ford automobile. The first, The '49 Ford, unfolds to a colorful poster, size 23 ¾ x 17 ¾ inches. Four models are illustrated in full color, with side panel calling attention to various features of the automobile... More
Dearborn, Michigan. Ford Motor Company. 1939. Folded brochure 7 x 5 inches unfolding to sheet 14 x 20 inches picturing, through line drawings, profiles of the Ford Motor Company’s product line for 1939: 8 models of Ford cars; 4 models of Mercury 8’s; 19 models of Lincoln V-12’s (Lincoln Zephyr... More
London. Scala House. No date. Ca. 1920. BOOKLET, black and white photo illustrations, black and white map, unpaginated, 10 x 7 1/2 inches, decorative gilt paper wrappers with pictorial paper label (softbound). Covers lightly worn with some edge creases and short tears, scattered foxing to map, overall good condition. Eric... More
Paris. 07- 1923. No. 35. 3 e. Annee. Pochoir color plates and tipped in illustrations throughout, unpaginated, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, decorative string tied color pictorial wrappers. Lower corners of front cover chipped, light staining at lower left edge of front cover, split at head and tail of... More
Detroit. Oldsmobile Motor Division, General Motors. 10- 1956. 24 pp booklet, 6 x 1 3/4 inches, opening to a wall-size color poster 24 x 23 inches featuring 16 models of the new Oldsmobile for 1957. On verso, color illustrations of the car's interior, its motor, a detail of a tail... More
Aldershot (UK). Gale & Polden for Hawker Ltd., No date. Ca. 1927. Booklet, 9 1/2 x 6 inches, 10 pages (plus one unnumbered page) picturing and describing the Hawker line of metal-body aircraft. Tipped-in photo to front cover. Metal staples rusted, thus booklet is loose in stiff card covers. Light... More
London. Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1920. Third Edition. x+233pp (+8pp of ads), 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches, red cloth covered boards (hardbound) with color pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket extremities worn with 1 1/4 inch paper loss to tail of spine and 1/2 inch paper loss to head of... More
McMurtrie, W.B. (mapmaker).
[Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Coast Survey. 1852. Map, 21 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches folding to 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Light dampstain across centrefold, additional diagonal crease when folded. Narrow margin at centre left. Paper is strong and dampstain could readily be minimised. A particularly handsome chart... More
Thomas, Geo. C. (map maker).
Arcadia, CA. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. 1947. Detailed map of Arcadia and vicinity (including Monrovia) with Index on sheet 20 x 14 3/4 inches folding to 10 x 3 3/4 inches. Very good clean condition. Text on verso extols Arcadia as "the city of homes"... More
El Paso, TX. El Paso Auto Club. Copyright 1927. Black and white pictographic / pictorial map bordered by black and white vignette photo illustrations, sheet size 22 x 33 inches, black and white photo illustrations on verso, folding as issued to 11 x 4 1/4 inches. Some faint dampstaining and... More
Ramsey, George (mapmaker).
Los Angeles. Recreation Publishing Company. 1947. Colorful pictorial map, 17 x 28 inches folding to pamphlet 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, showing recreational opportunities in the vicinity of Big Bear Lake and Baldwin Lake, California. Designed for mailing with the addition of a 3 cent stamp... More
Eddy, Gerald A. (mapmaker). Cover illustration by Sam Hyde Harris.
Death Valley Hotel Company, Ltd., Ca. 1936. Booklet, sheets 9 x 16 inches folded to 9 x 4 inches, color pictorial map (9 x 16 inches), black and white photo illustrations, color cover illustration. Some paper adhered to upper edge... More
Eddy, Gerald (illus).
Tahoe City, CA. Lake Tahoe-Sierra Association. No date. Ca. 1930s. PAMPHLET, 9 x 3 3/4 inches, opening to sheet 18 x 15 1/2 inches with color pictorial map 8 1/4 x 14 3/4 inches and 2 additional smaller color maps; color and black and white illustrations. Very... More
Eddy, Gerald (illus).
Tahoe City, CA. Lake Tahoe-Sierra Association. No date. Ca. 1940s. Color pictorial map 17 x 22 1/2 inches on sheet 18 x 24 inches folding into pamphlet 9 x 4 inches, two smaller maps, illustrations and text on verso, black and white photo illustration cover. Very good... More
Atwood, Mary Hall (mapmaker).
Long Beach, CA. Chamber of Commerce. 1933. Two color pictographic / pictorial maps, each approx 8 x 10 inches on sheet size 18 x 12 folding to pamphlet 9 1/4 x 4 inches, text and color illustrations on verso. Little (1/8 inch) paper loss at lower... More
H. A. Lown & L. E. Smith. 1949. Color folded map 21 x 24 1/2 on sheet unfolding to 26 1/4 x 20 1/2 inches, originally with several fold splits, now archivally repaired and mounted on linen and in very good condition. Note at the bottom of the map states... More
Pasadena, Los Angeles. Mount Wilson Hotel. No date. Ca. 1940s? Pamphlet, 9 x 4 inches, four panels, two color illustrations, light overall wear and creasing. This brochure, issued for the no longer extant Mount Wilson Hotel, is a visit into the past, with prices for dining room service (dinner $1.00)... More
Los Angeles. Pictorial California. No date. Ca. 1946. Photo-illustrated booklet, 5 1/4 x 6 inches, 24 pp., featuring the highlights of Clifton's two Los Angeles restaurants: "Pacific Sea's Restaurant" on Olive Street and "Brookdale" on South Broadway. Sepia-tone photos of both restaurants depict bizarre decor, including ersatz waterfalls, a "little... More
Atwood, Mary Hall (map designer).
Los Angeles. Union Oil Company. 1932. Color pictographic / pictorial map with pictorial border on sheet 19 x 24 inches, folding as issued to pamphlet 9 1/2 x 4 inches, text and smaller color pictorial map on verso. Very good condition. The full sheet map... More
Los Angeles. Bekins Van and Storage Company. 1941. Folding map, 9 x 5 inches opening to sheet 18 x 20 inches. 1/2 inch tear to one panel, otherwise good condition. Covers the area from Santa Monica to the Hollywood Hills with an extensive street index. More
Macdonald, G. (illus).
California. City of Long Beach. Copyright 1936. Color pictographic / pictorial bird's eye view map, 18 x 24 inches, folding to pamphlet 9 x 4 inches, black and white illustrations on verso, color cover illustration. Very good condition. The bird's eye view style map at centre, titled... More
Denver, CO. The Williamson-Haffner Company. Copyright 1907. 22 color photo illustrations tipped in on black sheets, unpaginated, 9 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, color pictorial paper label on decorative paper wrappers (softbound). Covers a trifle soiled with short edge tears; very good condition. Attractive color views including: West Lake Park... More
Los Angeles. Pacific Press Inc. / Los Angeles Allied Printing Trades Council. 1954. Color pictographic / pictorial map archivally mounted on linen with short separations at folds now repaired. Very good condition. A decorative, fascinating piece of Southern California history, this 1954 map celebrates Los Angeles' developing freeway system, color... More
Daley, A. Cowles (map drafting).
Malibu, California. Malibu Real Estate. 1949. Pamphlet 9 x 3 3/4 inches unfolding to map on sheet 9 x 30 1/4 inches. The Jones & Duncan real estate office has been circled in red pen, otherwise very good condition. An interesting map of the Malibu... More
Monrovia Board of Trade? No date. Ca. 1920. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, unpaginated, 4 1/4 x 8 inches, pictorial paper wrappers (softbound). Covers lightly worn with a few light spots and two short edge tears; interior in very good condition. Includes views of Myrtle Avenue, Monrovia Mountain Park... More