Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928), editor.
Title The Land of Sunshine: The Magazine of California and the West.
Book Condition Collectible: Like New
Edition First Edition
Publisher Los Angeles and San Francisco: The Land of Sunshine Publishing Co., 1901
Illustrator William Keith
Seller ID GG32215A-031
Volume XV, No. 4, 1901. 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. [ads, viii], (207)-312, [ads, xx] pp. Black-and-white frontispiece painting "The Evening Star" by Wm Keith, black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, stapled, archival mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, rear cover off but present. Very Good. The contents for October 1901 include: "The Ivory Crucifix" a poem by Sharlot M. Hall; "A Visit to the Hoodoos of Wyoming" by Early Vernon Wilcox illustrated with photographs; "Some Indian Paintings" by M. C. Frederick (ethnographic study near Santa Barbara, CA illustrated with photographs); "The Island of the Good Herb" by Henry S. Kirk (illustrated); "In Western Letters" by Lummis (illustrated); "Joseph Le Conte, an appreciation, with portrait" by Victor Henderson; "A California Gusher"(story) by Elizabeth Gerberding; "The Mission Indian Exiles" by Constance Goddard Du Bois; "Mormonism by its Head (a statement by the late Lorenzo Snow, President of the Mormon Church"; regular features including "The Landmarks Club"; "In the Lion'’s Den (editorial)"; "That Which is Written" - reviews; "The 20th Century West," conducted by Wm E. Smythe featuring "How to Colonize the Pacific Coast" by Smythe, "The Struggle for Water" and "The Desert Translated"; pp. 293-297 with "Pictures of People and Places"; and "Santa Rosa, 'The Flower City' - Sonoma County, Cal." illustrated with photographs.
Charles Fletcher Lummis, The Land of Sunshine, Southern California Local History