These new purchases and donations represent historical fiction and non-fiction, ship model guides, and local history in the Library for your reading pleasure at home. Borrow a book for up to three weeks with your Museum Membership Card. A partial listing of books in our Lending Library is also found online.
Building plank-on-frame ship models. / Ron McCarthy. Published by Conway Maritime Press, London, England, 2002.
California: a history. / Kevin Starr. Published by Modern Library, New York, 2005.
California place names : the origin and etymology of current geographical names / Erwin G. Gudde. Fourth edition revised and enlarged by William Bright. Published by the University of California Press, 1998.
A people’s guide to Los Angeles / Laura Pulido, Laura Barraclough, Wendy Cheng. Published by University of California Press, Berkeley, Calif., 2005.
Sailing ship rigs and rigging, with authentic plans of famous vessels of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Harold A. Underhill; with illus. and plans by the author. Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, Glasgow, Scotland, 1965, c1955.
Sea of troubles : the lost ships of Point Sur / by JoAnn Semones. Published by Glencannon Press, El Cerrito, California, 2012.