SOUVENIR. CONTRA COSTA COUNTY CALIFORNIA AS REVIEWED UNDER THE VITASCOPE. A PEN PICTURE OF ITS WONDERFULLY PRODUCTIVE VALLEYS. SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED. Published by the Richmond Record ... Compiled by William L. Metcalfe. [Richmond, Cal.]: Published by the "Richmond Record," [January 1, 1902]. 19.5x27.5 cm, pp. [1-120] (not paginated), many illustrations, including double page panoramas, original pictorial green wrappers printed in orange, dark green and gold, string tied. First edition. A fine photographic record of Contra Costa County just after the turn of the twentieth century. Pictures of prominent citizens, residences, commercial businesses and industrial sites. The lead article, "Contra Costa County: a Resume of its Present Condition," promotes farm land for the settler and the county's proximity to the growing cites of the Bay Area. Rocq (1970) 1611. Some spotting to wrappers, mostly rear wrapper, some wear along overlapping fore-edge of front wrapper, upper fore-edge of text block bumped, a very good copy. (#167389).
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