[Los Angeles]: Los Angeles Public Library, 1930. First Edition. [16pp] Sextodecimo [15 cm] Stapled tan printed wrappers printed in black. Very good. Item #4042
Rare bibliographical checklist of 100 works on California compiled by the Adult Education Department of the Los Angeles Public Library. Each entry contains the title, author, publisher, year, Dewey Decimal number and a brief synopsis. Introduction by Laura C. Cooley. Nice linocut illustration on the cover.
Sections on: California History; Before the Spaniards Came; Spanish Period to 1822; American Period, 1846; O Pioneers!; El Camino Real; Nature's Garden; Animal Life; Houses and Gardens; California Sidelights,
"On the shores of the Western Sea is a land called California. High mountains, valleys, deserts, and a long coastline make this land." - from the Introduction.