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Shaefer's Map of Hollywood and Beverly Hills.
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Shaefer's Map of Hollywood and Beverly Hills.

By CALIFORNIA - HOLLYWOOD - MOVIE STARS)

Los Angeles.: Geo. H. Shaefer.. No date. Ca. 1935-1940.. Map of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, Los Angeles (blue tone printing with red highlights) on sheet 21 1/2 x 28 inches, folding to pamphlet 11 x 7 inches. Short separation to lower centrefold and tiny tear both outside the image area; short separation at centerfold of map. There is light border toning on verso of unfolded map, not visible on map itself. A highly uncommon map; no WorldCat listing for this item. Map features residential areas (Beverly Hills) north of Sunset Blvd. and south to Pico Blvd. Margins of map provide listings of "Picture Studios" (Warner Bros., Walt Disney, Pickford-Lasky, R.K.O. Radio, etc.) and addresses of more than two dozen "Picture Stars" (Charlie Chaplin, Jean Harlow, Shirley Temple, George Raft, etc.). Bottom edge of unfolded map provides photo images of the extensive departments ("Since 1917") of "Shaefer's House of Authorized Factory Service." A listing of the business's services includes "Locks and Keys," "Radios," "Electrical and Ignition Systems," "Speedometer," and much more. "Phone Gladstone 5151." A smaller map on one folded panel locates Shaefer's in a wider context of central Los Angeles, indicating the convenience of its location. .

$375.00

Map of California.
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Map of California.

By CALIFORNIA - GOLD RUSH ERA) Swanston, G.H. (mapmaker & engraver).

Edinburgh.: A Fullarton & Co.. No date. Ca. 1850.. Engraved map with outline handcolor, 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches on sheet 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Small red dot in outer right margin, light crease to upper left margin and worn top left corner; overall clean and bright condition. An uncommon map with note at lower left corner "The Celebrated Gold Region so far as known Coloured thus" (with yellow line). The Oregon Territory is only shown to the Columbia River, with the United States and Texas marked beyond the Rocky Mountains. Upper or New California is shown bordered in red, with Old California, the Gulf of California and Mexico to the south. .

$225.00

A Memory of the San Francisco World's Fair Presented with the Compliments of the Chicago & North Western Ry.  (Map title: Chicago & North Western and its Connections Links the West and the East.)
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A Memory of the San Francisco World's Fair Presented with the Compliments of the Chicago & North Western Ry. (Map title: Chicago & North Western and its Connections Links the West and the East.)

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO / WORLD'S FAIRS)

Chicago.: Chicago & North Western Line.. No date. Ca. 1939.. Pamphlet, 9 3/4 x 4 inches, unfolding to color pictorial map on sheet size 19 1/2 x 31 3/4 inches, color and black and white photo illustrations. Near fine condition. A simple but powerful map highlighting railway connections in red against a yellow ground with little pictographic scenes highlighted natural attractions. Connections start in Chicago and branch out across the west to Los Angeles in the south and Vancouver in the north. .

$135.00

San Francisco. 1855.
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San Francisco. 1855.

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO VIEW)

Connecticut.: Henry Bill.. 1855?. Color lithograph, 7 3/8 x 15 5/8 on sheet size 12 3/4 x 16 inches. Originally published folded now archivally linen backed. Two short repaired tears at right edge on miminised; a most attractive image. A most interesting bird's eye view of the compact city of San Francisco, with a harbor swarming with ships reflecting the allure of this city so transformed by the Gold Rush (1848-1855). Fifteen places are named under the image as numbered on the view, including California Exchange, Market Street Pier and Central Wharf. This image was published over several editions in Henry Bill's "History of the World"; the date in the copyright information under the image is unclear, but the title date is 1855. .

$695.00

Really see San Francisco.  The Gray Line.
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Really see San Francisco. The Gray Line.

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)

San Francisco.: Grayline.. Ca. 1949.. Two color pictorial map, 9 x 16 inches in pamphlet 9 x 4 inches opening to 18 x 16 inches. Light wear, two pencil annotations to open centrefold (not on map). Bird's eye view style view of the Bay Area with Marin County, Berkeley, Carmel and Sutro Baths etc marked, showing the routes of 13 of The Grayline tours. When completely opened there is further information about the tours and an artistic depiction of the sleek Grayline bus touring the Redwoods. Rates are given for U-Drive Service and Limousines with chauffeurs; rates for parlor car tours and steamer cruises are on request. The cover notes the California Centennial Celebration 1949-1950. .

$85.00

The Premier Street Map of San Francisco. House Numbers Transit Lines Postal Zones Street Index Etc.
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The Premier Street Map of San Francisco. House Numbers Transit Lines Postal Zones Street Index Etc.

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO) Gross, Alexander FRGS (mapmaker).

New York.: Geographia Map Co.. No date. Ca. 1950s.. Color street map, 24 1/4 x 29 3/4 inches on sheet size 26 x 41 inches, folding as issued into single paper folder, 9 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches. "San Francisco Produced under the direction of Alexander Gross. F.R.G.S." Street Index and Postal Zone Numbers listed in right margin of sheet. Map shows Car Lines, Bus Lines, Cable Lines, Main Auto Routes, House Numbers, Playgrounds, Postal Zone Boundaries, and Postal Zone Numbers Shown in Red. Light wear to covers, crease to upper right edge of map (appears to be as issued), short separation at two fold intersections, otherwise very good, clean condition. An interesting undated map, pre-dating the Embarcadero Freeway with the recent reclamation of the Hunter's Point / South Basin area now mapped with street names. Unlike maps of the 1940s there are no golf clubs located in the Laguna de la Merced area. .

$165.00

San Mateo Bridge | The Fast Motor Route | Between San Francisco San Mateo | and San Joaquin Valley Sacramento Valley Sierra | Yosemite and Los Angeles.  Cross the Bay - | - The Fast Way.
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San Mateo Bridge | The Fast Motor Route | Between San Francisco San Mateo | and San Joaquin Valley Sacramento Valley Sierra | Yosemite and Los Angeles. Cross the Bay - | - The Fast Way.

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)

San Francisco.: San Francisco Bay Toll-Bridge Co.. No date. Ca. early 1930s.. Pamphlet, six double sided panels folding to 9 x 4 inches, light wear to outside folds, one lower fold intersection has paper loss in the margin not affecting text, few separations at fold ends, overall good crsip condition. Maps show how the new bridge can be used to shorten travel time to San Francisco. There is a two-panel map of the San Mateo Bridge Routes, one of the San Francisco Bay area with an inset of northern California, a single-panel map of the San Fran to Los Angeles route and a half-panel map of San Mateo County and Coastside. Rates for Passenger Car Toll Rates and Mileages Via San Mateo Bridge. An uncommon pamphlet. .

$85.00

Thomas Bros. Map.  San Francisco Oakland Berkeley Alameda Piedmont San Leandro Emeryville Albany.
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Thomas Bros. Map. San Francisco Oakland Berkeley Alameda Piedmont San Leandro Emeryville Albany.

By (CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO / BERKELEY / OAKLAND)

Oakland.: Thomas Brothers.. 1943.. Black and white double-sided street map on sheet size 22 x 34 inches, folding as issued into paper folder, 8 3/4 x 5 inches, front map measures 20 1/4 x 30 inches, map on verso measures 21 x 30 1/2 inches. Covers worn with 2 inch tear to back cover and a couple of short tears to front cover; map in very good, crisp and clean condition. Excellent detail on the maps: "Thomas Bros. Map of The City & County of San Francisco" and "Thomas Bros. Map of East Bay Cities" that appear on separate sides of the sheet along with indexes to streets. East Bay cities include Oakland and Emeryville, Berkeley and Albany, Contra Costa County, Piedmont, Alameda, and San Leandro. The Hunter's Point area shows dry dock areas, but the future extensive land reclamation of the area is indicated only by dotted lines with Bay View Park still located on the Bay front. In the Laguna de la Merced area (at lower left) four golf clubs are named including the California Golf Club and Harding Municipal Golf Links, along with Fleishhacker's Playground and Zoo. To the north of the Central Basin are marked the Santa Fe Yards and to the Union Iron Works. An uncommon map of San Francisco during the years of World War II. .

$125.00

Thomas Bros. San Francisco Info-Guide. And Complete Detailed Colorful Street Map.
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Thomas Bros. San Francisco Info-Guide. And Complete Detailed Colorful Street Map.

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)

Oakland.: Thomas Brothers.. 1945.. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, color folding map (sheet size 21 1/2 x 27 inches) tipped in to interior of back cover, 60pp, 7 1/2 x 4 inches, pictorial paper wrappers. Short crease to left upper edge of map, otherwise very good, clean condition. The brightly colored street map "Thomas Bros. Map of the City & County of San Francisco" is an interesting departure from the staider black and white maps of the War era; in another development little pictographs highlight attractions such as Sutro Baths and the various golf clubs (including the California Golf Club) at Laguna de la Merced. Bethlehem Shipyards and the Sante Fe Yards are marked in the vicinity of Central Basin. The Naval Reservation at Hunter's Point is marked; there is no indication of the reclamation to be undertaken along the coast line at this point; Bay View Park fronts the Bay. A listing of Points of Interest is provided in the right margin; the legend notes different forms of transportation, schools etc. .

$125.00

Map of San Francisco Prepared for the Seventh National Foreign Trade Convention
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Map of San Francisco Prepared for the Seventh National Foreign Trade Convention

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO - STREETCAR MAP)

San Francisco.: D. C. Andrews & Co., Inc.. 03-25- 1920.. Two-color street map, 13 1/2 x 20 inches on sheet size 16 x 21 inches, folding as issued to 8 x 5 1/4 inches. A few short splits at fold intersections with modest paper loss at center, where vertical and horizontal folds come together; good condition overall. Prepared for the Seventh National Foreign Trade Convention, May 12 - 15, 1920, the map has particularly detailed labelling of the Sea Wall area with names of piers and docks. There is a numerical key to identify Hotels, Theatres, Churches, Fraternities, and Points of Interest. It is especially useful in documenting streetcar lines for the city, which are shown in red. Also shown are the Western Pacific and Southern Pacific rail lines. .

$95.00

Illustrated London News.
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Illustrated London News.

By CALIFORNIA - SAN JOSE COURT HOUSE 1868)

London.: Illustrated London News and Sketch, Inc.. 10-17- 1868.. Illustrated weekly newspaper, 16 x 11 inches, 16 pp. plus 8 pp. Supplement. Much attention is given to the Revolution in Spain and the Campaign on the "Punjaub Frontier." However, tucked into a half page of the newspaper (plus a column of descriptive text in the Supplement) is a black and white illustration approximately 11 ½ x 17 inches of the "Court-House, San Jose, California." In appearance the Court House is an impressive building, with little evidence of other buildings close at hand. Text relates the building is 115 feet in height (to "Top of the Dome") with other detailed specifics regarding its construction (e.g. the Dome is reached by a flight of 172 steps). An uncommon item relating to California history. Very good clean condition. The pictorial image and companion text are unusual documents of historical interest regarding 19th century California. .

$75.00

Scenic Folder - Views of Del Monte and World Famous Seventeen Mile Drive.
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Scenic Folder - Views of Del Monte and World Famous Seventeen Mile Drive.

By CALIFORNIA - DEL MONTE)

San Francisco.: Pacific Novelty Company.. No date. Ca. 1920.. Accordion-style color postcard views of Del Monte Lodge, with additional views of Pacific Grove and Monterey. Booklet measures 6 ¼ x 4 ¼ inches and contains 18 different views. View of the Roman Plunge at the hotel depicts a number of automobile that suggest a late teens date of publication. Booklet in very good clean condition. Uncommon-only one WorldCat listing has been found. Text in box where postage stamp should be placed states "Postage 1¢ Without Message." .

$40.00

Southern California America's 4-Season Vacationland. Southern California.
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Southern California America's 4-Season Vacationland. Southern California.

By CALIFORNIA)

Los Angeles.: All Year Club of Southern California.. No date. Ca. 1951.. Pamphlet, x inches unfolding to 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches, color photo illustrations on one side, two-color pictorial map on verso. Very good, clean condition. A colorful pamphlet to help plan your vacation in Southern California. Verso features a "directional map of Southern California and description of things to see". .

$30.00

Seeing San Francisco.  The Gray Line.
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Seeing San Francisco. The Gray Line.

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)

San Francisco.: Grayline.. No date. Ca. 1939.. Color pamphlet, 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches unfolding to 14 1/2 x 18 3/4 inches. Very good, clean condition. Includes information on 15 different tours of San Francisco along the Gray Line. .

$25.00

Candrian's Double Indexed Street Number Guide of San Francisco The City at the  Gate.
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Candrian's Double Indexed Street Number Guide of San Francisco The City at the Gate.

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)

San Francisco.: H. A. Candrian.. No date. Ca. 1925.. Booklet, 96pp, 7 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches, stiff card wrappers. Creases to covers, 1/2 inch area of paper loss to upper fold of covers, pencil notations to front cover and a couple of interior pages, otherwise good, clean condition. Includes advertisements for local businesses, Car-O-Grams (showing the routes of the Municipal Railway, Market Street Railway Co., Unnumbered El Lines and Cable Lines), Points of Interest, Hospitals and Homes. etc. .

$85.00

Welcome Map to San Francisco and Bay Area.  1949-1950.  Volume 1 Number 4.
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Welcome Map to San Francisco and Bay Area. 1949-1950. Volume 1 Number 4.

By CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)

No Place of Publication.. Volume 1. Number 1.. 1949.. Pamphlet, 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, opening to grey and white pictographic map 12 x 14 inches of San Francisco with another similar map of The Bay Area 11 1/2 x 10 inches. Light wear, short separations at fold intersections, overall good condition. The first issue of a publication "Presenting San Francisco...its smartest stores . unique shops . world famous eating places...for the discriminating visitor." .

$55.00

Recettes Ex Quises De La Californie Par Notre Chef.
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Recettes Ex Quises De La Californie Par Notre Chef.

By CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES / RECIPES) Ed, Carl (illus).

Los Angeles.: The Ambassador Hotels System.. No date. Ca. 1923. Booklet, black and white illustrations, unpaginated, 7 3/4 x 4 inches, color pictorial wrappers. Good condition, half title page is loose (looks as if the last (blank) page of the booklet has been removed. Features recipes by "Henri, the Ambassador's Famous Chef" such as California Figs Romanoff and Lobster al la Newburg alongside black and white photo illustrations and cartoons by Carl Ed. Despite the title being in French, the recipes are in English. .

$25.00

Map of the Great Salt Lake and Adjacent Country. TOGETHER WITH: Map of a Reconnaissance between Fort Leavenworth on the Missouri River and the Great Salt Lake in the Territory of Utah.... [Cover title: Maps: Stansbury's Expedition].
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Map of the Great Salt Lake and Adjacent Country. TOGETHER WITH: Map of a Reconnaissance between Fort Leavenworth on the Missouri River and the Great Salt Lake in the Territory of Utah.... [Cover title: Maps: Stansbury's Expedition].

By UTAH MAPS- 19th CENTURY EXPLORATION OF THE AMERICAN WEST] Stansbury, Captain Howard et al. [mapmaker] Ackerman Lith.

New York.: Ackerman. 1st Edition. 1849- 1850.. Map of the Great Salt Lake...: One of two folded black and white maps with light coloration contained between 10 x 6 ½ inch covers. Cloth spine perished. Title on front cover states: "Maps - Stansbury Expedition." Map unfolds to 44 ½ x 31 ½ inches. Short tears at four folds. Overall very good clean condition. Map of a Reconnaissance between Fort Leavenworth...: Second of two folded black and white maps with light coloration contained between 10 x 6 ½ inch covers. This map is attached to the rear cover. Cloth spine perished. There are separations along fold lines to the map: a 24 inch separation along center fold of map ending where the map, printed on two separate sheets, is conjoined; a 3 inch separation at the western region of the map along a fold, also a 15 inch separation from Grand Island to eastern border, also along a fold. An additional split at fold at top of the east end of map. Map shows modest discoloration and, while marred by separations at folds as described, is entirely complete with no paper loss. Map of a Reconnaissance between Fort Leavenworth...: Map locates Oregon to the west, Indian Territory due north, and New Mexico to the south. Map locates the Great Salt Lake to the west while, to the east, the map documents the South Fork and North Fork (locating Fort Laramie thereon) of the Platte River. The rivers conjoin to the east at Fort Kearney and Grand Island on the "Nebraska or Platte River." Fort Leavenworth on the Missouri River is located far to the east of the map’s primary area of focus. .

$1200.00

Map of the State of Texas Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography.  No. 13.
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Map of the State of Texas Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography. No. 13.

By TEXAS)

Pennsylvania.: S. Augustus Mitchell.. Copyright 1846. Ca. 1850.. Engraving with original handcolor, 10 1/2 x 8 inches (neatline) on sheet 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. 1/4 inch tear to lower right edge just crossing neatline, overall light toning, section of upper border of Texas panhandle has been traced at one time leaving a light indent in the paper. Good condition. An early map of the state of Texas showing the 1850 border revision. .

$185.00

Galveston, Texas. Folding Post Cards.
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Galveston, Texas. Folding Post Cards.

By TEXAS - GALVESTON)

Galveston, Texas (?). No date. Ca. 1910.. Folder, designed for mailing, containing 22 color views (two sided, accordion style) of Galveston, circa 1910. Front cover depicts a view of residences and, prominently, the sea wall--a major engineering feat that followed the devastating 1900 hurricane. Postcards depict horse-drawn vehicles and a variety of horseless carriages, suggesting a 1910 dating. Contents in very good clean condition. An uncommon item. .

$38.00

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