SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S FIRST RAILROAD: The Los Angeles & San Pedro Railroad, 1869-1873. John W. Robinson.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S FIRST RAILROAD: The Los Angeles & San Pedro Railroad, 1869-1873

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S FIRST RAILROAD: The Los Angeles & San Pedro Railroad, 1869-1873

Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited to 300 copies printed by Richard J. Hoffman. The story of the Los Angeles & San Pedro and the controversies that often engulfed it. Financed largely by citizens of Los Angeles city and county, the 22-mile line operated independently until an attempt at expansion led to its acquisition by Southern Pacific. Includes a frontispiece, 16 illustrations, and endpaper maps. The tenth volume in the Los Angeles Miscellany series. Inscribed by Robinson on a prefatory blank leaf. Octavo. Original brown paper-covered boards over a black cloth spine, with gilt titles. Issued without a dust jacket. A near fine copy. Near Fine. Item #59800
ISBN: 0870933094

Price: $200.00

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