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San Francisco: a Pageant

by Dobie, Charles Caldwell; Illustrated by E. H. Suydam

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


New York: D. Appleton-Century Company. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1943. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. Revised edition of 1943. Book is in Fine condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Pastedown on front board is bright and intact, as are green boards, cloth spine, and gilt title and decoration. Unclipped dust jacket is fresh and bright, with a touch of faint soiling but no mars, chips, or tears. $5 on front jacket flap. This revised edition has new chapters on the history of the Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge, and new drawings by E. H. Suydam. Illustrative endpapers. 8vo. 440 pp. Including index. In protective Mylar. .


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