New arrivals – Los Angeles and California History

We just bought a remarkable collection of books on early Los Angeles and California history. Want to see a 1924 report overseen by William Mulholland on L.A.’s water system? We’ve got it. A 1910 sales brochure on empty acreage in Laurel Canyon? Yes, really. Did you know that L.A. once had a yearly Fiesta celebration in April? We’ve got an 1895 program.

Take a look at the below books. If you have an interest in the history of L.A., you’ll find something intriguing!