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... Item #54693
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... Item #54692
1920s AVIATION) Turner, Major C. C.
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... Item #49080
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... Item #45825
AUTOMOTIVE - OLDSMOBILE)
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... Item #54644
AVIATION / MILITARY) H. G. Hawker Engineering Company, Ltd.
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... Item #49845
Burroughs, Edgar Rice.
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... Item #43354
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO TO SAN DIEGO)
Reconnaissance of the Western Coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego by the Hydrographic Party under the command of Lieut. James Alden...
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... Item #54460
CALIFORNIA - ARCADIA)
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"... Item #53526
CALIFORNIA - ARIZONA - TEXAS - SOUTHWEST UNITED STATES)
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... Item #45966
CALIFORNIA - BIG BEAR LAKE)
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... Item #54661
CALIFORNIA - DEATH VALLEY)
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... Item #54671
CALIFORNIA - LAKE TAHOE)
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... Item #35573
CALIFORNIA - LAKE TAHOE)
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... Item #41104
CALIFORNIA - LONG BEACH / LOS ANGELES)
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... Item #41122
CALIFORNIA - LONG BEACH)
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... Item #53931
CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES - PASADENA)
Mount Wilson Hotel 6,000 Feet High ..Every day in the Year your own car or by stage.. via Angeles Crest Highway.
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)... Item #54697
CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES / MENU)
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... Item #54216
CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES / OLYMPICS)
1932 Olympic Map. Olympic Games. Los Angeles July 30-Aug. 14 1932. California U.S.A. Map title: The Tenth Olympic Games. Los Angeles California. July 30 - Aug. 14 '32. A Complete Map of Los Angeles Area and Guide...
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... Item #35415
CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES AREA)
Bekins Van and Storage Company Map of Beverly Hills, Westwood, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, West Hollywood and Culver City. (Cover title: Map of Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.)
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. Item #54654
CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES)
Long Beach Los Angeles County Southern California. Convention Capital of the West. (Map title: Handy Guide Map to Southern California's Endless Points of Interest!)
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... Item #36874
CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES)
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... Item #48073
CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES)
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... Item #54686
CALIFORNIA - MALIBU)
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... Item #53504
CALIFORNIA - MONROVIA)
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... Item #46707