New York: Robert M. McBride, 1930. Fourth Edition, New and Revised. INSCRIBED "To the 'Lancers'/with the author's compliments and regard/Feb. 1930/Pasadena, California." Harry Carr's personal bookplate inside front cover, facing the inscription. Carr (1877–1936), whose byline for most of his career was Harry Carr, was an American reporter, editor and columnist for the Los Angeles Times. In 1934 he was given an honorable mention by a Pulitzer Prize committee on awards. 12mo., 229,  pp. Index. 4 maps at rear; 7 black & white photographic plates. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. A very good copy (wear to extremities; some fading to gilt; front hinge cracked). Item #19194
An early travel guide to California covering the length of the state from San Diego, to Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Monterey, San Jose, San Francisco and northwards. Includes chapters on the mountain ranges, summer camp life, petroleum, mines and agriculture, climate, clothes and cash; also a brief list of works on California.