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Antique rare maps of Los Angeles





1

1930 - (Southern California Birdseye View) Dunsmore Poultry Ranch Ltd. Van Nuys, Cal.

  • $14.99

Breeding Chickens in the San Fernando Valley Finely executed advertising artwork for the Dunsmore Poultry Ranch of Van Nuys, California, likely drawn in the 1920s. On the left side of the coat of arms is a bird's-eye view looking westward from Van...


2

1825 - (San Fernando Valley) Mission and Plain of San Fernando

  • $14.99

The earliest view of the Mission of San Fernando and the Valley, which accompanied Vol. V of the Reports of Explorations and Surveys to Ascertain The Most Practicable Route To the Pacific.


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1903 - Soil Map / California Los Angeles Sheet

  • $21.99

Colorful and highly detailed map of the Los Angeles Basin, drawn from maps by the United States Geological Survey. The map extends from the Sana Monica Mountains to Azusa in the north, to Rancho Las Bolsas (Huntington Beach, area) and Palos Verdes....


4

1905 - Map of Los Angeles City Oil Field . . .

  • $14.99

Rare early map of the Los Angeles Oil fields. The map shows many oil wells in the heart of Los Angeles, along with the tanks, pumping plants, and traps.


5

1910 - Avalon, Santa Catalina Island

  • $21.99

Scarce early Catalina Island promotional brochure, issued by the Wilmington Transportation Co. The brochure opens to reveal a panoramic view of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, served by Steamers of Wilmington Transportation Line, Banning Line, the...


6

1915 - Avalon, Santa Catalina Island

  • $21.99

Scarce early Catalina Island promotional brochure, issued by the Wilmington Transportation Co. The brochure opens to reveal a panoramic view of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, served by Steamers of Wilmington Transportation Line, Banning Line, the...


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1926 - [Los Angeles & Orange Counties] Status of Lands Survey Conducted During 1926 Central Portion of Coastal Plain . . .

  • $14.99

Detailed Irrigation map of a portion of the Los Angeles Basin, published by the California Department of Public Works, Division of Water Rights. A color key identifies: Irrigated areas (green) Unirrigated areas (yellow) Subdivided (urban) areas...


8

1928 - San Diego Bay to Conception Point Including Santa Cruz and Adjacent Islands . . . 1883. with corrections to 1926

  • $21.99

Fine large British sea chart of the Southern California Coastline, published in 1928, with small corrections to 1957. The chart extends from San Diego to Point Conception and Arguello Point, centered on Santa Monica and the LA Basin. Offshore islands...


9

1929 - A Cartograph of Southern California showing how the Land of Sunshine has become so air-minded that everybody flies hither and yon and yon and hither . . .

  • $14.99

Rare pictographic map of Southern California with pop-up illustration of propeller plane. The map illustrates the routes of Western Air Express, with flights to Kansas City (12 hours), Tia Juana (1 hour), Catalina (30 minutes) and San Francisco (3...


10

1931 - Catalina Island. Where Every Minute Has Pleasure In It!

  • $14.99

Decorative map of Catalina Island, appearing at the centerpiece of this interesting tourist brochure. The map is scarce. This is the first example we have offered for sale.


11

1932 - A Complete Map of Los Angeles Area and Guide To Olympic Games

  • $14.99

Highly detailed pictographic map, depicting Los Angeles, with a number of maps around the outer portion of the map illustrating various coastal and inland routes. The verso of the map extends from Riviera Country Club and USC and the Coliseum to City...


12

1945 - Los Angeles & Vicinity . . . 1945

  • $21.99

A large detailed map of Southern California, focused on its system of roads and highways. Produced by the Automobile Club of Southern California, the map covers Los Angeles County, Orange County and the western parts of Riverside and San Bernardino...


13

1969 - A Pictorial Map of Southern California and Adjacent Areas . . .

  • $21.99

Decorative pictorial map of Southern California, produced by Harry F. Pflum for the Automobile Club of Southern California. Includes over 30 inset views.


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1976 - Los Angeles Sectional Aeronautical Chart Scale 1:500,000... 1976

  • $29.99

Detailed aeronautical map of Southern California covering the region from south of the Mexican border to the Central Valley. Most of Los Angeles and San Diego (with an inset of San Diego) can be seen on one side, with the other focusing on the region...


15

1983 - Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad Los Angeles 1984

  • $21.99

Los Angeles Olympics - 1984 Fine example of the official map of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Each of the Olympic Sport venues around Southern California are shown, with the official mascot, which also appears on the compass rose.


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1885 - Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Cal

  • $14.99

Rare birdseye view of Avalon, on Catalina Island, which was most likely lithographed in the 1880s by Kurz & Allison, prior to the acquisition of the island by the Banning Brothers in 1892. Juan Cabrillo originally discovered and claimed Catalina...