Murphy, Thomas D.
Title ON SUNSET HIGHWAYS A BOOK OF MOTOR RAMBLES IN CALIFORNIA
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Boston The Page Company 1915
Seller ID 132
8vo (5¾” x 8¼”). pp. iv; 376; (+4pp. advts). Unsigned art nouveau publisher's binding in grey,vertically ribbed cloth with titles in gold and green within cartouches formed from two parallel orange trees in gold, orange and green; decorative orange tree design repeated on spine with titles in gold. t.e.g. With 40 duogravures from photographs and 16 color illustrations reproduced from paintings by Califorina artists including Percy Grey, John Marshall Gamble and Mary DeNeale Morgan. Folding map of California's principle automobile roads bound in rear. A chatty descritpion of California by a motorist who chose to take routes that were difficult for the average motorist so that he could describe the charm of the more remote regions of the state. Very Good with sun darkening to spine, faint shelfwear, light foxing to front edge and tissue guards.
Percy Grey, John Marshall Gamble, Mary DeNeale Morgan, Thomas D. Murphy, illustrated, California, travel, early motor travel