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San Francisco: Mission to Metropolis by LEWIS Oscar - First edition - 1966 - from Randall House Rare Books and Biblio.com

San Francisco: Mission to Metropolis

by LEWIS Oscar

Condition: Spine slightly sunned, slight spotting of top edges, else fine


Berkeley: Howell-North Books, 1966. First edition. tan cloth with black lettering and color pictorial endpapers. Spine slightly sunned, slight spotting of top edges, else fine. Quarto. Profusely illustrated with frontispiece, photographs, drawings, facsimiles, and maps “Although it was founded less than two centuries ago...it has been the scene of a greater number of picturesque and exciting and significant happenings than scores of far older communities...due to a large number of men and women unable--or unwilling--to follow conventional patterns of behavior.” -from the Preface.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56896
  • Title: San Francisco: Mission to Metropolis
  • Author: LEWIS Oscar
  • Format/binding: Tan cloth with black lettering and color pictorial endpapers
  • Book condition: Used - Spine slightly sunned, slight spotting of top edges, else fine
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Howell-North Books
  • Place: Berkeley
  • Date published: 1966
  • Keywords: San Francisco History, San Francisco Development, Nineteenth Century San Francisco, Eighteenth Century San Francisco, Settlers, Pioneers, California Missions, Spain, Mexico, Californiana, Western Americana
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Quarto


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