Auction 159, Lot 240

"Vistas de Los Angeles",

Subject: Los Angeles, California

Period: 1901 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
37.8 x 5.3 inches
96 x 13.5 cm

This promotional brochure displays numerous sites and views of Los Angeles at the turn of the 20th century. Included are illustrations of "Panoramic View of Los Angeles, Looking Southeast from Corner Third and Olive Streets" and "A Broadway Block, Between Second and Third Sts." There are also a number of smaller images including the City Oil Fields, City Hall and San Pedro. Compliments of the Boston Dry Goods Store which is depicted to the left of the main image. Folds into decorative gray paper wrappers (4.5 x 6.3").

References:

Condition: B+

Light wear along the fold lines with a few small fold separations confined to the blank margins. Contents have separated from the paper wrappers which are otherwise very good.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/14/2016

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