Marion Randall Parsons (1878-1953).
Title Old California Houses.
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1952
Seller ID GY815-323
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. [xii], 143 pp. 17 black-and-white illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Olive-green cloth, printed paper label that wraps from back to front cover, pictorial dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, faint white marks on back cover, jacket shelf-worn. Very Good. Designed by John B. Goetz. This book explores 17 old California houses, with a painting of each, and their histories. All together, the houses reveal four periods of California history: the Spanish farmer period, the Mexican period, the Gold Rush, and the era of the bonanza kings.
Old California Houses, Marion Randall Parsons, Architecture