CALIFORNIA ROMANTIC AND BEAUTIFUL

By: [Unidentified (binding design)]; JAMES, GEORGE WHARTON

Price: $375.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: fine


M8vo (6¾" x 9½"). pp. 433. Fourth printing.

A striking unsigned Art Nouveau binding design of a lemon tree with birds and a young girl among roses at its base in gold, yellow, grey and flesh on dark blue vertically ribbed cloth.

Includes color frontis. and 71 additional illustrations in color and black and white. Includes fold-out color map and index.

A complete overview of California designed for the tourist. Includes history, climate, cities, industries, deserts, mountains, rivers, coastline and more. The contemporary illustrations show California before development obliterated many scenic views.

A fine copy with contemporary penciled gift inscription on verso of the frontis. A scarce title; exceptionally so in this condition.

Title: CALIFORNIA ROMANTIC AND BEAUTIFUL

Author Name: [Unidentified (binding design)]; JAMES, GEORGE WHARTON

Categories: [CALIFORNIA - TOURISM], [AUTOMOBILE - TOURISM] ,

Edition: First

Publisher: Boston, The Page Company: 1914

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: fine

Seller ID: 2999