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Los Angeles in Maps
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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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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.