Berkeley: University of California Press, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. xvi, 315 pp., octavo, green cloth with gilt titles, dustjacket. Owner name at top of front free endpaper, else very good, in jacket with fading at top of front panel, light edgewear, tape reinforcement to underside at jacket spine ends. Item #22050
The first full-length account of southern California's earliest newspaper. Author William B. Rice died in 1942 at the age of 26 in a climbing accident. His work was edition by his friend and former teacher John Caughey.