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												The Wonderful City of Carrie Van Wie: Paintings of San Francisco at the  Turn of the Century by  Oscar (text)  Carrie (art); LEWIS
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1963
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 84682)

The Wonderful City of Carrie Van Wie: Paintings of San Francisco at the Turn of the Century

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The Wonderful City of Carrie Van Wie: Paintings of San Francisco at the Turn of the Century

by VAN WIE, Carrie (art); LEWIS, Oscar (text)

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  • hardcover
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[San Francisco]: The Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California. Very Good+. 1963. Hardcover. A portfolio of 21 reproductions of oil paintings by Carrie Van Wie. The subjects of these paintings are pre-fire San Francisco buildings and notable city sights at the turn of the 20th century. Each with descriptive text by Oscar Lewis. Title page with a photographic portrait of Ms. Van Wie, and her painting of her home on Collins Street in San Francisco. One of 525 copies issued. --- In green paper-covered boards with the look of tapestries, backed in tan linen cloth with "Carrie Van Wie" printed on paper spine label. Unpaginated (about 50 pp.). Volume has no dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy but with slight chafing to lower cover edges.; Folio - 13 to 23 in. tall; [c.50 pp] pages .

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Bluebird Books US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
84682
Title
The Wonderful City of Carrie Van Wie: Paintings of San Francisco at the Turn of the Century
Author
VAN WIE, Carrie (art); LEWIS, Oscar (text)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California
Place of Publication
[San Francisco]
Date Published
1963

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