Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1958. 1st. Hardcover. First Limited Edition #96 of 320 copies. SIGNED by Saul and Lillian Marks, Irene and W.W. Robinson, and Lawrence Clark Powell. 4to. 86pp. Eighteen color illustrations by Irene Robinson; additional illustrations in one color or black; color fold-out map. Quarter cloth over illustrated paper covered boards. A fine copy in publisher's glassine dustjacket; a beautiful copy in uncommon glassine. Item #17421
Powell's history of the twenty-seven mile stretch (Malibu's original length) of coastal land between Santa Monica and Ventura as well as personal reminiscences of his time living where the air was fresh.