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An illustrated cartographic history of the City of Angels from the colonial era to the present. Los Angeles inhabits a place of the mind as much as it does a physical geographic space. A land of palm trees and movie stars, sunshine and glamour, the city exists in the imagination as a paradise; of course, the reality is much bigger than this. Through seventy reproductions o ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 19th 2010 by Rizzoli
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Ramon4
A bit disappointing. The text is good, the maps are great, but the format is too small. The book is only about 11 inches tall. It should have been twice that tall to do justice to the maps. As it is, the maps are too small to read any of the details.
Llyr Heller-Humphreys
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful book full of Los Angeles history through maps. I especially enjoyed those that had to do with the film industry! If you like history and maps, pick this book up now!
Lelah
Mar 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Amazing! This book gives a unique perspective into the history of this huge city. I learned a ton and really enjoyed poring over each map. A magnifying glass is recommended. I now have a list of places in Los Angeles I must visit.
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