Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Directory Co., 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition. Item #018950
84 pages of text, plus the pastedown endpapers are illustrated with advertisements. Original hardcover binding is moderately worn and soiled, with several small spots of staining and a few tiny holes; protected in archival mylar. Contains numerous illustrated advertisements, including drawings and photographs of buildings. Previous owner's name stamped on the first and final pages A. L. Jenness, who is listed in the directory as an insurance agent. A few pages of text are printed skewed, with a few lines of text incomplete; as published. The text is generally clean and unmarked. Scarce item held at two institutions. First edition.