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San Francisco: A Pageant by  Charles Caldwell Dobie - Hardcover - Revised Edition  - 1943 - from Gargoyle Books and Biblio.com

San Francisco: A Pageant

by Dobie, Charles Caldwell

Condition: Very Good/Good


New York/London: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1943. Revised Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Suydam, E. H.. Orig. copyrighted in 1933 & 1939, with lovely watercolor illustrations by E. H. Suydam from 1939, this is 1943 edition, published in accordance with wartime paper restrictions (notice on verso of dedication page). Hardcover has deep green cloth-covered boards with black lettering to front & spine & a paper pastedown cityscape on front cover; front & rear endpapers feature 2 more city views. In 440 pages with Index; Color frontispiece & 36 internal pen-and-ink illustrations by Suydam. It is a lovely copy in VG condition: very clean, binding straight & tight, pages creamy white. Former owner's name in neat pen on back of frontispiece. NO otherwriting/underlining/highlighting; not ex-lib or BCE. The price-clipped DJ is downgraded to Good+ due to slight chipping & edgewear, heaviest at head of spine; beautifully protected in new archival mylar cover Free! Please see our 5 photos-they show the Exact book you will receive, never "stock" images! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2019. All orders processed before 2 pm Weekdays (Pacific time) ship Same Day; Weekends & holidays ship next business day.


  • Bookseller: Gargoyle Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 013322
  • Title: San Francisco: A Pageant
  • Author: Dobie, Charles Caldwell
  • Illustrator: Suydam, E. H.
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Revised Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company
  • Place: New York/London
  • Date published: 1943
  • Keywords: San Francisco California illustration image drawing history


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