Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1959.
Hardcover. Fine. Oblong quarto, 192 pp, with many illustrations, maps. A fine copy in publisher's gilt-stamped buckram, lacking the dust jacket. Reprint of the 1880 edition. Includes "88 pages devoted to lithographic plates of homes, ranches, business buildings, churches, and schools - all made from original sketches of the year 1880." Oversized; additional shipping charges will apply for priority or international orders.As described in the preface, "Los Angeles of 1880 was a small town surrounded by farms, orange groves, vineyards, cattle ranches and occasional settlements" Includes history of the Missions, the Mexican period of control, early society, pioneers, agriculture, and townships ranging from San Gabriel to Santa Ana.