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

By: Los Angeles Times.

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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.

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

Author Name: Los Angeles Times.

Categories: Southern California Local History,

Edition: First Edition, thus.

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times,: 1914

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: GY815-003

Keywords: Los Angeles Times Annual Midwinter Number, January 1, 1914, Southern California Local History