Lot 49: Author: N/A; Title: An Illustrated History of Los Angeles County California. Containing a History of Los Angeles County from the Earliest Period of its Occupancy to the Present Time...; Place Published: Chicago; Publisher: Lewis Publishing Company; Date Published: 1889; Description: , 835 pp. Engraved portraits, including frontispiece. (4to) 28.7x22.5 cm (11 ¼x9"), original full morocco, covers stamped in gilt and blind, spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. First Edition.Detailed history of Los Angeles at the time the "Boom of the Eighties" was turning the land from sleepy cattle country to a burgeoning cluster of orchards, aqueducts and other trappings of civilization. Contains many biographical sketches of pioneers and developers. Adams, Six-Guns 1364; Rocq 2650. Condition: A bit rubbed; a few leaves detached; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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