In this book the author has endeavored to collect, classify and arrange in an orderly manner information and practical forms relating to the acquisition, ownership and disposition of real estate. So far as the author is aware, no book covering precisely the same ground has been published, and he believes that the information contained within the compass of these covers will serve a definite purpose and be of determinate value to the public at large.

The Author.

Los Angeles, Cal., April, 1905.