Lot 51 of 522:
Rare Los Angeles tourist booklet 1901  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Points of interest in and about Los Angeles, California, illustrated - and the new hotel, The Angelus
Author:
Place:
[Los Angeles]
Publisher:
[G.S. Holmes]
Date:
1901
Description:

[56] pp. Profusely illustrated from photographs; inserted double-page map. 15.3x9.3 cm (6x3¾"), original decorative wrappers printed in red & black.

Scarce and well-illustrated handbook "furnishing information in demand by those visiting Southern California." The photographs include many uncommon views of Los Angeles and its surroundings. At the end is a short section Salt Lake City, home to The Knutsford," sister hotel to the Angelus, the recently built L.A. hotel of which this is a promotional booklet. OCLC/WorldCat locates three copies of this 1901 edition, the earliest listed, which has many more pages than the issues from 1902-1906, all of which are also quite scarce.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some soiling and slight staining to wrappers, date 1901 written in top margins in ink; overall very good.
 
Item number:
307182
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