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SAN FRANCISCO - A Pageant by  Charles Caldwell Dobie - First Printing - First Thus - 1939 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

SAN FRANCISCO - A Pageant

by Dobie, Charles Caldwell

Condition: Very Good/Very Good-


New York: Appleton Century, 1939. (xiii) 440 pp. First Thus - Revised Edition. Dark green cloth with a pasted-on cream and black pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers. Light chipping on the corners of the dustjacket with some wear around the edges; price intact. Illustrated drawings by E. H. Suydam. The Chapters are: THE PAST: Prelude; Exodus; Through the Wilderness; The Promised Land; A Maritime Beggar; Beauty and the Diplomat; A New Flag and a New Settlement; Yerba Buena; Revolutionists Bandits and Gangsters; Oh Say Can You See; Gold; The Vigilantes; Bonanza Days; Disaster. THE PRESENT: North Beach; Little Italy; The Quick and the Dead; Little Pete; A Trip to Old Chinatown; The Street of the Bazaars; South of Market; Lotta's Fountain; The Mission; The Western Addition; Heights; Flesh Pots; The Beach; Breathing Spaces; The House of Mystery; Politicians Poker and Pisco Punches; Scattering Landmarks; The Contra Costa; Marvelous Marin; and Postcript and Prophecy; followed by a bibliography and an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by E. H. Suydam;. 8vo.


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