Monrovia, Ca. Press of the Monrovia News, [ca. 1907]. pp. Original printed wrappers. Light edge wear to wraps. Light tanning, occasional foxing. Very good. Item #309
Scarce illustrated promotional for the community of Monrovia, California, just east of Pasadena. The booklet contains numerous photographic illustrations of nearby natural sights and town architecture, as well as street scenes featuring early automobiles. Several leaves of text expound on the advantages of the town -- "Schools unexcelled anywhere. Churches of all leading denominations. No Saloons." OCLC locates five copies, at Berkeley, Azusa Pacific, UCLA, the California State Library, and Yale.