1059. [SAN FRANCISCO]. Lot of 19 twentieth-century imprints and 1 engraving. Included are:

ALTROCCHI, Julia Cooley. The Spectacular San Franciscans. New York, 1949.

ASBURY, Herbert. The Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld. Long Beach, 1949.

BEEBE, Lucius & Charles Clegg. San Francisco’s Golden Era: A Picture Song of San Francisco Before the Fire. Berkeley, 1960. Signed by authors.

CAMP, William Martin. San Francisco: Port of Gold. Garden City, 1947. Signed by author.

CHORIS, Louis. San Francisco One Hundred Years Ago....San Francisco, 1913.

COWAN, Robert Ernest, Anne Bancroft & Addie L. Ballou. The Forgotten Characters of Old San Francisco....The Ward Ritchie Press, 1964.

ELDREDGE, Zoeth Skinner. The Beginnings of San Francisco from the Expedition of Anza, 1774 to the City Charter of April 15, 1850....San Francisco, 1912. 2 volume set.

[ENGRAVING]. OTIS, F.N. (artist) & W. Wellstood (engraver). San Francisco|(From Rincon Point). Drawn by F.N. Otis [below image left]. Engraved by W. Wellstood [below image right]. From The Ladies' Repository: A Monthly Periodical, Devoted To Literature and Religion. Cincinnati: February 1857. Black and white steel engraving, on medium weight paper. Image: 11.8 x 20.2 cm.; overall sheet size: 16 x 26.2 cm.

HARTE, Bret & Mark Twain. Sketches of the Sixties...San Francisco, 1926.

HOGAN, William & William German. The San Francisco Chronicle Reader. New York, 1962.

JONES, Idwal. Ark of Empire: San Francisco’s Montgomery Block. New York, 1951.

LAVENDER, David. Nothing Seemed Impossible: William C. Ralston and Early San Francisco. Palo Alto, 1975.

LEWIS, Oscar & Carroll D. Hall. Bonanza Inn: America’s First Luxury Hotel. New York, 1939. Signed by authors.

OLMSTED, Roger & T.H. Watkins. Here Today: San Francisco’s Architectural Heritage. San Francisco, 1968.

RIESENBERG, Felix, Jr. Golden Gate: The Story of San Francisco Harbor. New York, 1940.

[SAN FRANCISCO FIRE]. The Camera Story of the San Francisco Fire: Wednesday, April 18, 1906. N.p., n.d. [32] pp., photographic illustrations. Oblong 8vo, original yeloow pictorial wrappers, stapled. Very good.

TREUTLEIN, Theodore E. San Francisco Bay: Discovery and Colonization, 1769-1776. San Francisco, 1968.

VAN WIE, Carrie. The Wonderful City of Carrie Van Wie: Paintings of San Francisco at the Turn of the Century with Texas By Oscar Lewis. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press for The Book Club of California, 1963. [54] pp., 21 plates. Folio, original green and white boards over natural linen. Near fine.
     Limited edition (one of 525 copies). Grabhorn (1957-1966) #643

WELLS, Evelyn. Champagne Days of San Francisco. New York, 1939. Inscribed by author.

WILLIAMS, Samuel. The City of the Golden Gate: A Description of San Francisco in 1875.... San Francisco: [Grabhorn Press for] The Book Club of California, 1921. [2] 44 [2, verso blank], 5 plates. 8vo, original marbled boards with paper spine label. Very good.
     Limited edition (#73 of 350 copies). Grabhorn (1915-1956) #31.


Sold. Hammer: $100.00; Price Realized: $122.50.

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