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Monrovia, California...

Item # 671217

April 20, 1906

MONROVIA MESSENGER, California, Sept. 20, 1888  A scarce title from Southern California. Monrovia is a city located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County.
This is the volume 1, number 9 with the front page have much extolling the virtues of Monrovia & its environs. Column heads include: "MONROVIA" "The Gem City of the Foothills" "Some Facts About the Town" "Its Business Enterprises, Fine Residences and Public Improvements" ""A Brief Sketch of Journalism in Monrovia" and more.
The ftpg. also features a print of the: "Residence of W. N. Monroe", for whom the city is named. Other prints inside include: "W. N. Monroe's Office" "Monrovia Public School" "
Grant View Hotel, Monrovia" "Highland Hotel, Duarte, Calif." and the: "Residence of E. F. Spence".
Four pages, light toning, good condition.

Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

Category: The Old West