This is an INCREDIBLY RARE Complete 1910 Atlas.
Baist's Real Estate Atlas of Surveys of Los Angeles, Cal. Complete in One Volume. Compiled and Published from Official Records, Private Plans, Actual Surveys. By G. W. Baist, Surveyor. Wm. E. & H.V. Baist, Asst. Surveyors. 306 Walnut St., Philadelphia. Copyrighted 1910, by G.Wm. Baist.Read more
Baist's Real Estate Atlas of Surveys of Los Angeles, Cal. Complete in One Volume. Compiled and Published from Official Records, Private Plans, Actual Surveys. By G. W. Baist, Surveyor. Wm. E. & H.V. Baist, Asst. Surveyors. 306 Walnut St., Philadelphia. Copyrighted 1921, by G.Wm. Baist.
An extremely detailed atlas similar to the Sanborn insurance maps; updates pasted in and on versos of some original map plates (dates of updates not known). Full color key is explained in legends on plates. Baist first published the Los Angeles atlas in 1905 with 26 maps plus index; subsequent editions appeared in 1910 (34 maps plus index), 1914 (44 maps plus index), 1921 (this copy, 49 maps plus index) and 1923 (49 maps plus index). The period after World War I was a time of real estate expansion and development, hence the many updates in this 1921 edition. The 1921 edition is the first edition to include the five San Fernando Valley maps.Read more
Security Map And Street Railway Guide of the City of Los Angeles and Vicinity with Map of Beaches and nearby Points of Interest. Copyright 1908 by Security Savings Bank Los Angeles, California ... Presented Free With Compliments Of Security Savings Bank. Security Bldg. Spring And Fifth Sts. (inset) Extension Of Hollywood. (inset) Extension Of Garvanza South Pasadena. (inset) Map Showing The "Shoestring" Annexed to the City of Los Angeles. (on verso, map of the Vicinity of Los Angeles) Security Map 1907. (on verso) Depot Lines.
Early Los Angeles street guide showing the electric railways. Signed on plate in lower right "ok'd 2/20/08 J. Henry Wood." Map is folded into beige card board covers 18.5x10 with "Security Map And Street Railway Guide Of The City of Los Angeles And Vicinity With Map Of Beaches And Nearby Points Of Interest. Designed, Copyrighted And Published By Security Savings Bank Los Angeles, California Copyright 1908. J. Henry Wood Advertiser."Read more
One of the earliest obtainable separately issued maps of Los Angeles, which appeared in only a handful of pre-1900 editions of Cram's Atlas.
The City is divided into 9 precincts. Shows streets, the LA and Arroyo Seco Rivers, early parks including Westlake, Elysian, Echo and Agricultural Parks, cemeteries, rail lines, street cars, etc. The only 19th Century map of Los Angeles to appear in a commercial atlas and one of the few obtainable 19th Century maps of the City.Read more
William Hemsley Emory: Sketch of the Battle of Los Angeles Upper California between the Americans and Mexicans Jan. 9th 1847. from a sketch of Emory.
Scarce large version of this Mexican War Battle plan, depicting one of the very few battles fought in California during the Mexican War.
The 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.
The map is engraved by Kollner. The more common version is about 1/2 the size of this edition.
Published in "Scenic America" by John Stoddard, 1890. Dimensions overall, 10 1/2 x 11 3/4. This is a 121-year old photo illustration in excellent conditionRead more
This is an authentic 1925 survey (edition of 1928, reprinted in 1931) U.S.G.S. Topographical Map reproduced in black and white and distributed by the Midcontinent Map Company until Covenant Maps bought them out back in the mid '80s. Shows the individual buildings, roads and the topography of the land at the time of the survey. Actual map size is 16 3/4" X 21 3/4" with viewable portion being 15 1/8" X 18 1/4". The scale is 1/24000 which is approximately 2 5/8" equals 1 mile.Read more
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