is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of
U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Sketch Map Los Angeles Base Line, 1888-1889 A large U S Coast and Geodetic Survey map with original color showing triangulation in the area surrounding Los Angeles, drawn by Ferdinand Westdahl. Shows Santa Monica, Santa Ana, San Pedro, Rancho Los Alamitos, Niguel, with detailed Anaheim tract sections. Very attractive relief hachures, City of Los Angeles
Condition: Very good nice margins, only a few noticeable vertical folds with no yellowing.
size 28 x 21.75 image
1888 Fruit Growing in Southern California. "Lower California: A Fruitful Land." Four antique hand colored views from
11x16 in. $50
1855 Tejon Pass Geological Map. Hand colored litho map for US Railroad Survey (US Government). Matted print includes
11x8-1/2 in. $50
1877 "Correr El Gallo"- Sunday Sports in Southern California. This hand colored engraving shows California cowboys engaging in games on the prairie. This genuine antique print is from
size: 11x16 in. $80
1873 Californians Lassoing a Bear. Hand colored steel engraving. 12x9-1/2 in. $50
1877 Wood engraving titled, "Correr El Gallo -- Sunday Sports in Southern California." Featured in
15 x 10 in. $40
1897 Los Angeles Oil Fields. Original article with half-tone photo from Scientific American. Shows oil wells in a Los Angeles suburb. Article talks about the unusual situation of an oil-bearing stratum being discovered in a heavily
11x16 in. $30
1891 Pasadena Tournament of Roses views. Six hand colored antique engravings on one page. Shows horse riding competitions of California cowboys, and decorated carriages. Harper's.
11x16 in. $60
1888 Los Angeles Ostrich Farm print. Five hand colored engravings on one Leslie's page. Overview of the Kenilworth farm, nesting female, eggs, mother and young, and male and female. Genuine antique print.
11x16 in. $40
FOREST LAWN CEMETERY, LOS ANGELES, 1944. Pictorial Forest Lawn. 80 pages of photos of grounds, art work, reception rooms, baby land, mausoleums, chapels. Some in color. Good condition.
10-1/2" x 14-1/2 in. $30
1906 Los Angeles Spring Fiesta views. Five hand colored half-tone views of the highly decorated floats in this procession on May 21 & 22, 1906. Original page from Leslie's.
11x16 in. $40
1880 Orange Grove view. Great looking antique color litho view of the residence and orange orchard of P.J. Shaffer, Orange County.
14x11 in. $60
1915 half-tone showing a "Bird's-Eye View of Pasadena, Los Angeles and Pacific Ocean, from Mt. Lowe."
10-1/2 x 8-1/2 in. $30
1888 Los Angeles Street Scene by W.C. Fitler. Hand colored lithographed view of Eucalyptus Avenue, in Los Angeles, printed in 1888. Based on a painting by W.C. Fitler. 11x15 in. $50
1911 Views in Southern California. Six photographic views of Southern California landscape, published in 1911 by the Southern Pacific Co. Titles of the images are as follows: 1) Oil Wells near Bakersfield, a Flourishing Industry in Kern County; 2) Where the Orange Industry Flourishes, Scene Near Alhambra; 3) Along the Coast Near Pacific Grove; 4) Santa Ynez Mission; 5) The Ostrich at Home in Southern California; and 6) San Gabriel Mission, San Gabriel. 11x14 in. $30
1899: USC, Other Los Angeles Schools. Five hand-tinted photographic images of school buildings in Los Angeles, published in 1899. The names of the buildings are as follows: 1) University of Southern California; 2) St. Vincent's College; 3) High School; 4) State Normal School;
and 5) Ellis College.
7x9 in. $35
1891 Avenue Los Angeles - Hand colored wood engraving showing a man and woman strolling down a lovely street in Los Angeles.
9 x 7 in. $40
1901: Hollywood Horse Show Scenes. Six hand-tinted photos from the Commercial Advertiser, showing scenes at the annual Hollywood Horse Show. Portraits of the winning horses are shown, as well
as views of the crowd.
11x16 in. $60
1921 Map: Central Los Angeles California. Hand colored map of the central part of Los Angeles, published in 1921 by the
L.L. Poates Co. 11x16 in. $40
1911 Views in Los Angeles California. Six photographic views of the Los Angeles area, published in 1911 by the Southern Pacific Co. Titles of the images are as follows: 1) A Boulevard Among the Palms; 2) Views of West Lake Park, a Los Angeles Play Ground; 3) Hayward Hotel, Los Angeles; 4) In the Heart of the Orange Belt, Monrovia; 5) Orchard Scene Near Hollywood; and 6) Oil Wells, Summerland.
11x14 in. $30
1914 Ad: Pacific Railway Co., Los Angeles. Full-page advertisement placed by the Pacific Railway Co., of Los Angeles, in Sunset Magazine. The ad is for a booklet titled "Trolley Trips Through Wonderland," which is described as a "beautifully illustrated travel description of Southern California." The image on the page shows passengers standing by a trolley in the Los Angeles area. 6x10 in. $30
1888 Los Angeles Scene by Albert E. Sterner. Hand colored lithograph titled "Under the Fan Palms (Types of Early Days in Los Angeles)," printed in 1888. Based on a painting by Albert E. Sterner.
11x15 in. $50
1855 Color lithograph showing, "Los Angeles," being its first printed view. Featured in the U.S.P.R.B. Expedition & Surveys - Cal.
11-1/2 x 8 in. $250
1888 Hand colored half-tone showing an early bird's-eye view of
16 x 12 in. $100
1902 Color lithographed Map of Los Angeles, published by George F. Cram. Railroad lines are
shown through map.
14 x 11 in. $50
1922 Hand colored lithographed Map of the Central Part of the City of Los Angeles, California. Featured in the World Atlas and Gazetteer.
15 x 10 in. $40
1888 Hand colored wood engraving showing the Courthouse and Post Office in Los Angeles, California. Plans of the first and second floors are shown above building. Featured in the American Architect
and Building News.
13 x 8-1/4 in. $30
Sketch of the Battle of Los Angeles Upper California between the Americans and Mexicans Jany. 9th 1847. from a sketch of Emory. Plan shows the Pueblo de Los Angeles, the American Encampments before and after the battle, the Rio De Los Angeles, Mexican positions, batteries, charges, etc. Mexican War Battle plans are relatively uncommon.
8 x 9 5/8 in. $80
Bird's Eye View of Pasadena, Cal. by Los Angeles Litho Co. 1892 colored lithograph. Wilsons Peak & Old Baldy labled in the backround.
9 1/2 x 11 in. $120
"Historic Roads to Romance." 1946 California's Southern Empire - Tourist Paradise - by Claude G. Putnam. Roads to Romance Association. Fine Condition.
23 x 35 in. $325
San Bernardino & Rim of the World Drive Map. 1931 issued by Chamber of Commerce. Wealth of information on verso: Text on history, climate, treasures, rental costs, valuation, public utilities, entertainment. Plus, maps of 101-mile Rim of the World Drive and principal highways of Southern California. *Tan stain a corner fold.
26 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. $175
1937 Half-tone issue of the Los Angeles Times showcasing the Annual Midwinter Fair - a full ten pages. Image on front cover shows the City Hall Tower.
15 x 11 in. $50
1887 Photogravure showing The Pasadena famous Raymond Hotel in image titled, "Raymond, South Pasadena, Plate 39." Published by American Photogravure in Chicago, IL. From Picturesque Los Angeles County, California.
11 x 9 in. $30
C.1886 Hand colored lithograph showing the Newmark Block in downtown Los Angeles, California.
14 x 10 in. $100
C.1900 Color lithographed Silver Moon fruit label from San Fernando Heights Lemon Association in San Fernando, California. The San Fernando Mission is shown on label.
12-1/2 x 9 in. $30
1894 Hand colored half-tone titled, "Sunday Afternoon in Chinatown, Los Angeles, California -- Singing Hymns in the Street. Drawn by Charles Mente. Featured in
15-1/2 x 10 in. $80
1965 Half-tone showcasing an aerial view of the Rose Bowl in the Arroyo Seco in Pasadena, the site of the famous New Year's Day
East-West football classic.
14 x 10-1/2 in. $30
1906 Hand colored half-tone showing a Pasadena real estate advertisement which features luxurious properties.
10 x 7 in. $30
1890 Hand colored wood engraving showing several views of The City of Los Angeles, California. A great collage. Drawn by Charles Graham.Featured in Harper's Weekly.
22 x 16 in. $300
1884 Hand colored engraved Map of Los Angeles showing the Vicinity of Los Angeles against
the Pacific Ocean.
14-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $80
C.1895 Scenes In and About Los Angeles -- Chromolithograph featuring Southern California scenes showing the Grand Central Hotel on Main Street; Washington Gardens and Ostrich Farm; Baker Block; Philadelphia Brewery, Bellevue Terrace; the Belmont, and Grounds' Summer and Winter Resort; the Grand Opera House. the Park & Hazard's Academy of Music; and other Los Angeles-area attractions. Lithograph by Schmidt Label & Lithograph Company, San Francisco. This is a very rare Wasp centerfold.
19-1/2 x 13 in. $495
C.1895 Southern Califonia -- Scenes In and About Los Angeles -- Chromolithograph showing the Carlsbad Hotel; the Callahan Block; the Burbank Villa Hotel; the United States Hotel; the Commercial Hotel in Santa Barbara; the New City Hall; and more. Lithograph by Schmidt Label & Lithograph Company, San Francisco. This is a very rare
19-1/2 x 13 in. $550
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