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Planning a trip to California? Browse our collection of California guide books and maps below; our collection includes travel guides from renowned publishers as well as specialist, hard-to-find publications. Whether you’re planning a road trip, touring the vineyards or hitting the beach, you’ll find the perfect book and map here to guide you round California. We also feature recommended holiday reading and all your essential travel accessories.

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    Log From the Sea of Cortez

    by JOHN STEINBECK
    In 1940 Steinbeck sailed in a sardine boat with his great friend the marine biologist, Ed Ricketts, to collect marine invertebrates from the beaches of the Gulf of California.

    The expedition was...
    • Publisher: Penguin
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    The Unofficial Guides series comprises a range of guides dedicated to American cities or thematic destinations such as adventure travel, Disney World, beach resorts or ideas for travelling with childre...
    • Publisher: Unofficial Guide
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    Very detailed state maps of the western states of USA from Benchmark Maps designed to highlight national/state parks or forests and other protected areas, and to provide information on recreational pos...
    • Publisher: Benchmark Maps
    • Scale: various
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    Hiking areas mainly in the western USA on detailed, contoured maps from Earthwalk Press with cartography based on the USGS topographic survey of the country plus additional information for visitors, pr...
    • Publisher: Earthwalk Press
    • Scale: various
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    Physical wall map of California, encapsulated version, from the National Geographic Society showing the state’s topography by relief shading and colouring, with peak heights in feet. The map gives...
    • Publisher: National Geographic Society
    • Scale: 1:1,185,000
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    L.A. Confidential

    by Ellroy, James
    Christmas 1951, Los Angeles: a city where the police are as corrupt as the criminals. Six prisoners are beaten senseless in their cells by cops crazed on alcohol. For the three LAPD detectives...
    • Publisher: Cornerstone
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    Popular scenic regions across the USA on waterproof and tear-resistant maps from the National Geographic with excellent presentation of local topography, highlighting for national or state parks and ot...
    • Publisher: National Geographic Society
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    San Francisco Children's Map

    by Harper, Kourtney
    Wonderful double-sided street plan of San Francisco from Guy Fox, perfectly tailored for children, highlighting major attractions, museums and landmarks, with stickers to mark them off as you go along....
    • Publisher: Guy Fox Ltd
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    US state maps from Rand McNally, the country’s leading publisher of road maps and street plans, available in two formats: double-sided Easy-to-Read maps with numerous enlargements for cities and/or mos...
    • Publisher: Rand McNally
    • Scale: various
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    The Rockies and the western states of USA in a series of excellent, detailed, GPS compatible state atlases from Benchmark Maps with extensive information on diverse recreational opportunities and facil...
    • Publisher: Benchmark Maps
    • Scale: 1:100,000 - 1:400,000
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    Los Angeles Noir 2

    by Denise Hamilton (ed.)
    From Hollywood starlets to downtown taxi dancers, from Central Avenue speakeasies to clapboard Venice Beach shacks to Depression-era hobos riding the rails, this volume brings readers the masters of th...
    • Publisher: Akashic Books
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    City Map/Guides from Herb Lester Associates are an eclectic selection of quirky titles designed to illuminate particular aspects of a city or a district. Each title lists publishers’ r...
    • Publisher: Herb Lester Associates
    • Scale: various
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