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SAN FRANCISCO IN THE SEVENTIES; The City As Seen by a Mexican Political Exile by  Edwin (Translator and Editor)  Guillermo; MORBY - Hardcover - First Thus - 1938 - from Hardy Books and Biblio.com

SAN FRANCISCO IN THE SEVENTIES; The City As Seen by a Mexican Political Exile

by PRIETO, Guillermo; MORBY, Edwin (Translator and Editor)

Condition: Fine/Fine


San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1938. First Thus. Cloth-backed marbled boards. Fine/Fine. (xxiii) 90 (1) pages. Blue dust jacket. Frontis portrait of Senor Prieto. Illustrated with cartoons from the Illustrated Wasp of 1878 and title page ornaments by William F. Rauschnabel. Introduction by translator and editor, Professor Edwin S. Morby (University of California). Limted to 650 un-numbered copies printed by John Henry Nash of San Francisco. Cloth-backed marbled boards. 8 1/4" x 11". Paper spine label. A portrait of San Francisco in the 1870's, as seen through the eyes of a Mexican politician in flight from unrest in his native country. A Very Fine copy (certainly the best we have seen) in a Very Fine dust jacket, now in a custom clear mylar protective sleeve. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of books via media mail to any United States address.


  • Bookseller: Hardy Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1859
  • Title: SAN FRANCISCO IN THE SEVENTIES; The City As Seen by a Mexican Political Exile
  • Author: PRIETO, Guillermo; MORBY, Edwin (Translator and Editor)
  • Format/binding: Cloth-backed marbled boards
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Henry Nash
  • Place: San Francisco
  • Date published: 1938
  • Bookseller catalogs: All Things Californian;


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