9" x 5.5" printed wrappers. 208 pages, with additional text on insides of front and rear covers, illustrations, portraits. Includes much information about the history of Los Angeles, beginning with its founding and adoption as a civic pueblo by Felipe de Neve. Information included on all aspects of the city to include history of the earliest pioneers, slavery, the Civil War, the city’s growth, Abbot Kinney, the boom of the eighties, WWI, the construction of the coliseum for athletic events, philanthropists, oil wells, railroads, Roosevelt, Hollywood, history of the Security Bank, etc. Profusely illustrated with photographs of the city’s history to include those of early pioneers, Presidents of the L.A. Chamber of Commerce, mayors, buildings, athletic arenas, parades, natural history, trains, automobiles, men and women who impacted Los Angles, etc. A very informative booklet. Soiled and with moderate wear to the over-sized cover extremities.
Inventory Number: 42967