HISTORY OF ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, with Biographical Sketches of The Leading Men and Women of the County Who have been Identified with its Growth and Development from the Early Days to the Present. Samuel Armor.

HISTORY OF ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, with Biographical Sketches of The Leading Men and Women of the County Who have been Identified with its Growth and Development from the Early Days to the Present

Los Angeles: Historic Record Company, 1921. Hardcover. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Monumental history of Orange County, California, gathering a vast array of information about the land, its people, industry, and resources. Includes chapters on nine cities and several unincorporated towns, as well as sections on schools, pleasure drives and resorts, voluntary organizations, the oil industry, agriculture, etc. Illustrated with portraits of leading citizens, which are presented opposite biographical profiles. A teacher turned bookseller, Armor (1843-1933) was a strong advocate of the partition of Orange County from Los Angeles County. Upon the organization of the county in 1889, he was elected supervisor of the district and was reelected three times, serving for nearly ten years. Thick quarto. Original black buckram binding, with gilt titles. A bit of foxing to the author's portait and the opposing leaf. Mild edgewear to the boards; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #67194

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