California Pictorial: A History in Contemporary Pictures, 1786 to 1859 [Chronicles of California series]
Van Nostrand, Jeanne and Edith Coulter
Price: 40.50 USD
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1948. Beige cloth. x, 161 pp. 10 color, 60 bw plates. The illustrations in this book were found in old newspapers, diaries and manuscripts, and most are published here for the first time. Brief historical text and information about the artist and drawing accompany each picture. Depicts California under first Spanish and then Mexican rule and during the Gold Rush. Includes an index of artists. VG, no dust jacket.