Los Angeles: B. R. Baumgardt & Co. 1902. 1st. First Edition. Oblong 8vo.  leaves. Photo-illustrations of early scenes of Southern California and the Sierra Nevadas with captions, including frontispiece scene of President and Mrs. McKinley at the Fiesta de los Flores in Los Angeles; one page poem titled "When Fruits Ripen in California." Flexible wood illustrated string-tied covers. Minor wear to extremities; a near fine copy of an uncommon title; only 4 copies located in OCLC. Not in Rocq. Item #17625
Images include scenes of southern California missions; the South Pasadena ostrich farm; the Santa Anita Ranch; Camulus Ranch; the Sierra Nevadas; Arch Rock in Santa Monica; horseback raiders; Yosemite Valley; the Mojave Desert and much more.