HISTORY OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY, with Selected Biography of Actors and Witnesses in the Period of the County’s Greatest Growth and Achievement. Author: McGroarty, John Steven (Editor) Title: HISTORY OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY, with Selected Biography of Actors and Witnesses in the Period of the County’s Greatest Growth and Achievement Publication: Chicago and New York: The American Historical Society, Inc. Combining a detailed popular history of the founding and growth of Los Angeles with two volumes of biographies of its leading citizens, this is the most comprehensive reference available on the city in the early part of the century, by one of the leading writers of the period, John Steven McGroarty, who was a California Poet Laureate and author of the famous San Gabriel Mission Play. The subjects profiled constitute a veritable who’s who of the founding families, including Banning, Mudd, Hancock, Huntington, Otis, and Doheny. Original blue buckram bindings, with gilt titles and marbled edges and endpapers. A near fine set. Established in 1981, Johnson Rare Books & Archives offers a wide array of materials from fine first editions to holographic letters, vernacular photography, archives, and other cultural resources. Our bricks and mortar location in downtown Covina, The Book Shop, is located about 20 miles east of Los Angeles. The shop is open six days a week and houses an inventory of some 30,000 titles, ranging from the general second-hand to the truly antiquarian. As proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) , we uphold our association’s code of ethics. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item “John Steven McGroarty / HISTORY OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY with Selected Biography” is in sale since Sunday, March 29, 2020. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “johnsonrarebooks” and is located in Covina, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Author: McGroarty, John Steven (Editor
- Publisher: The American Historical Society, Inc
- Year Printed: 1923
- Binding: Hardcover