Of California's First Citrus Empire. A Rainbow Arches from Main to Ventura County.
Blanchard, Dean Hobbs.

(Pasadena, California): (Castle Press), 1983. 11" x 8.5". 215pp. Burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt lettering owner's signature on end papers; in original picotrial yellow dust jacket with some edge wear and sunning to spine; else a near fine copy. Illustrated with black and white photos and drawings by Danilo Matteini. Edited by Grant W. Heil. This epic highlights the historical association between the California citrus and petroleum industries, woven into their founder's heroic goldmining among the least accessible Andes Mountains. The introduction emphasizes the reconciliations of Confederates with the champions of President Abraham Lincoln in unifying the pioneer stock of Ventura County. Hardcover (Item ID: 7585)

$35.00

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