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San Francisco: A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis. by  John P Young - Hardcover - Signed - 1912 - from John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller (SKU: 123242)

San Francisco: A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis.

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San Francisco: A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis.

by Young, John P

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2 vols. San Francisco: S. J. Clarke Co, 1912. 2 vols., 4to, 969 pp. Profusely illustrated with portraits, plates from historical photographs, etc. Original half dark green morocco, green pebbled cloth boards, gilt spines, a near-fine set usually found with serious wear. § Copy #322 of a limited edition, with certificate signed by Young at the front. This is one of the standard histories of San Francisco and provides a comprehensive history from the early Spanish influx to the achievements of San Francisco after the fire and earthquake of 1906. Cowan: p.905. Rocq: 7973.

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Bookseller
John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
123242
Title
San Francisco: A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis.
Author
Young, John P
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
S. J. Clarke Co
Place of Publication
San Francisco
Date published
1912
Size
2 vols

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About John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller

John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller offers an exceptional selection of rare books and manuscripts from medieval times through the twentieth century; we specialize in illustrated material, particularly the work of William Blake and his circle. Located in downtown San Francisco, we have served an international clientele of private collectors, libraries, and institutions for 35 years. We are actively purchasing books and manuscripts in all fields, especially medieval illuminated and text manuscripts; material on California, Hawaii, and Pacific voyages; illustrated books and fine bindings from the 15th through the 20th century; and fine press printing. William Blake, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Frognall Dibdin remain special interests. We hope you will contact us for any of your book needs: restoration and repair of books and manuscripts; bibliographical information and up-to-date retail and auction prices; informal valuations to formal appraisals of single items or entire collections; auction purchases worldwide (including eBay); and of course, purchases for and sales of your own collections. We guarantee every transaction unconditionally and, as members in good standing of the ABAA, ILAB, and PBFA, we subscribe to the code of ethics endorsed by reputable antiquarian booksellers worldwide.

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pebbled
Pebbled cloth or leather describes the covering of a hardcover ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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