1982 · Los Angeles:
by TAYLOR, Raymond G. (1872-1958).
Los Angeles:: Friends of the LACMA Library with the assistance of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, 1982., 1982. Oblong 4to. 202 pp. Original teal gilt-stamped cloth, map endpapers. Illustrations throughout, index. Fine. Limited edition of 1000 copies, distributed by Dawson's Bookshop. Designed by Ward Ritchie, printed at the Castle Press. Taylor, known as the "The aqueduct doctor" provided medical assistance to the workers on William Mulholland's aqueduct. "Book consists of the journal entries of a Dr. Raymond G. Taylor, a physician who practiced along the Los Angeles Aqueduct during the aqueduct's construction. He relates personal experiences along the aqueduct and encounters with Owens Valley residents and Los Angeles citizens. Book also contains a section with photographs that trace Dr. Taylor's journey up the aqueduct." See also review by Abraham Hoffman, Southern California Quarterly, vol. 65, No. 1 (Spring 1983), pp. 111-113.
(Inventory #: B2880)