Publication: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1999, London
9 1/2" x 6 1/2" color pictorial wrappers with views on both covers. 64 pp., illustrations, double map at center. Offers general information about the counties. Discusses climate, soil, climate, cost of land, irrigation, transportation available, horticulture, agriculture, grapes and raisins, peaches, various fruits and grains, dairying, cattle, mining, lumber, schools, communities, etc. Inside front and rear wrappers are color photograph, one depicting children at play on school playground and the other depicting a canal. Numerous illustrations throughout to include photos of nice homes, scenery, important buildings, individuals participating in various activities, agriculture scenes, livestock, churches, street scenes, etc. Extra vertical crease with light rubbing to front and rear wrappers along with light wear to the extremities. Very good.
Inventory Number: 37734