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A DAUGHTER OF THE SNOWS

A DAUGHTER OF THE SNOWS

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A DAUGHTER OF THE SNOWS: "The Story of the Great San Fernando Valley"

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Small octavo (7 3/4 by 4 1/4 inches) Published by the Lankershim Branch of the Security Trust & Savings Bank of Los Angeles, 1923, written by the Publicity Department, Lankershim Branch, Security Trust & Savings Bank. Second Edition. 56 page stapled promotional booklet in decorative stiff wrappers, illustrated with black and white vintage photographs of scenery, portraits, prominent landmarks, and other historical images, a map, and "A Bird's-eye View of the Great San Fernando Valley;" plus descriptive text. Very good condition.

Sections on the Aqueduct, the Mission, the first California gold rush, Pio Pico, Lopez Station, Lankershim, wheat, and many other topics.

"The City as well as its Valley might well be called 'A Daughter of the Snows,' for the extraordinary community which stretches from hills to sea could not exist but for the delivery at its doors of the icy, life-giving waters from the great white flanks of the distant Sierras."

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Bookseller
Caravan Book Store US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
1097
Title
A DAUGHTER OF THE SNOWS
Format/Binding
Stiff Wrappers
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Second Edition
Publisher
Published by the Lankershim Branch of the Security Trust & Savings Bank of Los Angeles
Date Published
1923
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
San Fernando Valley
Bookseller catalogs
California and the West; Old and Rare; Los Angeles and Southern California; Ephemera; Promotional; Southern California; Southern California Business; California Local History; California Business; Souvenir Booklet; Western Americana; Antiquarian; Security Trust and Savings Bank Publication; San Fernando Valley;

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Caravan Book Store

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Caravan Book Store

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About Caravan Book Store

For more than 65 years, we have specialized in rare and out of print books on the Western experience, satisfying a vast and varied clientele. Our focus is on early California and Los Angeles, represented by books, ephemera, paintings, and prints. Fine press, printing history, literature, gastronomy, aviation, railroads, and voyages are also available. Our store opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1954, and is now closed; but we are still available by phone, regular mail, and email. We issue occasional catalogs online.

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Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
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The paper covering on the outside of a paperback. Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for...

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