Los Angeles: Jake Zeitlin, 1929.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. One of 900 copies, printed by Bruce McCallister, with an Introduction by Phil Townsend Hanna. 188 pp + notes, index, illustrations. Cloth-backed marbled boards. Original leather spine label is present but heavily rubbed. Light edgewear to boards, binding sound, text clean. One small ink notation on front free endpaper. This is the first English translation of Eine Blume aus dem goldenen Lande oder Los Angeles, published in German in 1878. Archduke Ludwig Salvator of Austria, who shunned public life in his homeland in favor of exploration and the study of natural history, spent the winter of 1876 in and around Los Angeles. and published this account of his travels and observations.