Covina, California: Donald H. Pflueger, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. 372 p. 25 pp. photographs, with pen drawings by Dorothy K. Walker. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. A longtime professor of history at Cal Poly Pomona, Pflueger (1923-94) managed to avoid the small town boosterism endemic to local histories and embraced an enlightened and insightful perspective that contributed to the history of the entire region against the background of national and international events. Signed by Pflueger on the half-title. Octavo. Original pictorial boards. A bit of mild fading and wear along the extremities of the dust jacket; else near fine. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #62941
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