Lot 87 of 413:
Brochure promoting Fontana, Cal., 1915  

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Title:
Fontana Orange Groves (wrapper title)

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Place:
Fontana, California

Publisher:
Fontana Land Company

Date:
1915

Description:

[20] pp. incl. wrappers. Illustrated from photographs & drawings. 23.7x10 cm (9½x4"), color lithograph pictorial wrappers. 

Striking promotional brochure to entice settlers and investors to Fontana, in in San Bernardino County, California, nestled against the San Gabriel Mountains. Founded by Azariel Blanchard Miller in 1913, just two years before this brochure was issued. The front wrapper depicts orange groves and Old Baldy mountain, and the rear has a striking color bird's-eye view stretching from Redlands to Los Angeles. OCLC locates only one copy of this 1915 printing, at the University of California Irvine, and one of a 1919 printing, at Yale.

Accompanied by the excellent 2005 book “Fontana” by  John Charles Anicic Jr, from Arcadia Publishing. 


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Condition:
Fine condition.


 
Item number:
316512
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