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A comprehensive reference book on the nation's most populous state provides, in three thousand entries, information on cities, counties, missions, flora and fauna, architecture, climate, industries, historical periods and events, and other topics
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"A perfectly marvelous book, both for reference and to read. My copy is full of little bookmarks" -Joan Didion
"Comprehensive, well done, and interesting. I wish I had such a book when I was Governor, it would have saved me a tremendous amount of time." - Edmund G. (Pat) Brown
"I found it fascinating . . . a pleasant nostalgia trip and a valuable reference work." -Gregory Peck
"I am deeply impressed with A Companion to California. . . . Dr. Hart has created a work of great clarity and interest, highly informative well designed, and a delight to read." -Ansel Adams
"A Companion to California is a reference book I've been looking for all my life without knowing it. It will be my companion from now on--never more than arm's length from my typewriter." -Herb Caen
James D. Hart, long a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, is Director of The Bancroft Library, the rare books and western Americana collection of the campus. His publications include The Oxford Companion to American Literature and The Popular Book: A History of America's Literary Taste.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: New. First Edition. Seller Inventory # DADAX0195022564
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1978. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0195022564