Santa Ana: Fine Arts Press, 1936. 1st. Original boards. First Edition in Book Form Limited to 120 copies. PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION by the author: "This book is for my friend Isabel Lopez Fages, with my best wishes, now and always. Terry Stephenson. March 18, 1937." Tall 8vo. 40 pp plus 8 plates (including frontispiece). Brown paper covered boards, lettered and blindstamped on front cover. Light chipping to spine ends; two small stains, one on each cover, a near fine copy. Item #18166
Much of the content of this book appeared in articles in the Quarterly of the Historical Society of Southern California between December 1935 and June 1936. The author examines the 1873 litigation over the Santa Margarita Ranch near San Diego. (Rocq 7509).