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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TOURIST

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TOURIST

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Los Angeles, California
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About This Item

Los Angeles, May,1927. Original. Wrappers. Good. Small octavo (7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches) 96 page stapled promotional guidebook, illustrated with black and white halftone photos of sights and scenery in Southern California, and many interesting local ads. Old bend to front cover, small residue of stuck paper on page 11, inked name on page 19, small tear to corner of last page, general age toning to covers - overall very readable and interesting The descriptive text covers, in part: Pomona, Orange County, Pasadena, Duarte, Glendale, Los Angeles, Riverside County, the Missions, San Fernando, the Valley, San Pedro, San Diego, San Bernardino County, and Death Valley. In the center is a two page map "Lines of the Pacific Electric Railway in Southern California", with an ad for Mt. Lowe Tavern. There is a section for Southern Pacific Trips, and a "Route Map, with Mileage, from Los Angeles Half Way to San Francisco". The front cover is an idealized illustration of Southern California orange trees, palm trees and a mission bell tower, with a photo of "The Magnificent Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles."

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Bookseller
Caravan Book Store US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
790
Title
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TOURIST
Format/binding
Wrappers
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Original
Place of Publication
Los Angeles
Date Published
May,1927
Keywords
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EPHEMERA
Bookseller catalogs
California and the West; Los Angeles and Southern California; Ephemera; South West; Promotional; Travel; Southern California Tourist; California Scenery; Hotels; California Local History;

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Caravan Book Store

Prices are net. All items subject to prior sale. Postage in most cases will be under $8 but can vary by weight and distance. California sales tax is 9.50%. Returns accepted with prior notice within 5 days of receipt at original purchase price, provided item is in same condition as received. Payment by credit card, PayPal (caravanbookstore@yahoo.com), or check drawn on U.S. funds.

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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... [More]
wrappers
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