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Los Angeles Times Annual Midwinter Number, January 1, 1914.

Los Angeles Times.

Published by Los Angeles Times,, 1914
Condition: Collectible: Very Good Soft cover
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FIRST EDITION of the 1914 issue of this annual publication. Three Parts of 5, only. Folio. 16 13/16 x 11 1/2 inches. Part I: 32; Part II: 33-64; Part III: 65-96 pp. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout, the text includes, Part I: The Year's Great Achievements; Part II: Food Resources of California; Part II: Good Cheer, Good Health, period advertising throughout; text clean, unmarked. Self-wraps, stapled; binding square and tight, toning, foxing, marginal fraying and chipping, bottom margin of Part I creased, rear cover of Part I soiled. SCARCE. Very Good. From 1885 to 1954, the Los Angeles Times issued a special annual Midwinter Number on New Year's Day. The publication extolled the virtues of Southern California. It was first called the "Trade Number," originally featuring a special press run of "extra scope and proportions," in 24 pages. Two years later, the edition had grown to "forty-eight handsome pages." By 1917, it consisted of 5 Parts of 32 pages each; this offering includes the first 3 Parts for 1914. It includes many color illustrations, including a portrait of "A Native Daughter" on the front cover of Part I. The Midwinter Number was recognized for its style and scope from other newspapers throughout the United States. Bookseller Inventory # GY815-003

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Title: Los Angeles Times Annual Midwinter Number, ...

Publisher: Los Angeles Times,

Publication Date: 1914

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Collectible: Very Good

Edition: First Edition, thus..

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