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SAN FRANCISCO : A PAGEANT

by Dobie, Charles Caldwell

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


New York, NY: D. Appleton-Century, 1934. Text/Bright, clean, As New w/a whisper of margin discoloration. Bi-color boards, gilt lettering & paste down illustration to green linen/VG w/rub to mid-front, light edge rubs, and fading to spine. Light discoloration to illustrated endpapers. DJ/None. Tissue guards to frontispiece: Lotta's Fountain. First published 1933; this is a reprint of 1934. Hightlights of San Francisco illustrated w/pencil drawings of Edward Howard Suydam drawn c. 1931. Essays presented in two parts. The first, a series of historical highlights; the second is devoted to San Francisco of the time the book was written. Besides this portrait of San Francisco, author Charles Caldwell Dobie (1881 - 1843) celebrated his native city in many stories and novels including San Francisco Tales (1935). Strong copy.. Reprint of 1934. Hard Cover/Stitched. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by E.H. Suydan (Illustrator).
  • Bookseller: 100 POCKETS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009480
  • Title: SAN FRANCISCO : A PAGEANT
  • Author: Dobie, Charles Caldwell
  • Illustrator: E.H. Suydan (Illustrator)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Reprint of 1934
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: D. Appleton-Century
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1934
  • Keywords: History/Historical Sites/San Francisco


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