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San Francisco: a Pageant (Revised Edition) by  E. H. (illustrations)  Charles Caldwell (author); SUYDAM - Hardcover - 1939 - from Bluebird Books and Biblio.com

San Francisco: a Pageant (Revised Edition)

by DOBIE, Charles Caldwell (author); SUYDAM, E. H. (illustrations)

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


New York: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1939. Hardcover. A 1939 revised edition of this homage to the San Francisco Bay area, published at about the time the San Francisco-Oakland Bay and Golden Gate Bridges first opened. With illustrations by E. H. Suydam. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in black and Suydam illustration affixed to front cover; titling in gilt to spine. Jacket features color Suydam illustration to front panel. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked, though with slight tanning to leaves. Dust jacket with minor darkening and taped repairs to edges but intact and bright; protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xiv, 440 pages .


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