Title Santa Barbara, Tierra Adorada: A Community History
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Los Angeles: Security-First National Bank of Los Angeles, 1930
Seller ID SGG213B-60
Pamphlet. 9 x 5 1/2 inches. 112 pp. Forward, decorative initials, many halftone photographic illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers in black and orange, halftone photographic illustration on both covers outer and inner, stapled, yapp edges; minor shelf wear and discoloration on back, light wear around edges. Very Good. Detailed history of Santa Barbara, including wonderful photographic illustrations of Santa Barbara and its notable inhabitants dating back to the early 19th century. Emphasizes the traditional Spanish culture of the region and its missions. Marion Parks was a talented and resourceful personality in Los Angeles during the early 1900s; she styled herself a California historian. Her principal contributions were a series of still-useful booklets published while she was publicity writer for Security-First National Bank, and the organization of colorful historical pageants in the Spanish style in several California towns.
Santa Barbara, Tierra Adorada A Community History, Laurance Landreth Hill, California Local History