Early Days of San Francisco, California, John Henry Brown, 1949, Near Fine

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Early Days of San Francisco, California; With Map and Index
Author:
John Henry Brown and Joseph A. Sullivan (Foreword)
Publisher:
Biobooks
Release Date:
1949
Seller Category:
CALIFORNIANA
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1
Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 00824
Notes: Near Fine, 8vo, 9 3/4" x 6 1/2." "California Centennial Edition, Number 20." Green cloth-covered boards backed with brown cloth. Brown and beige spine label. Covers have slight rubbing and slightly bumped tips, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages slightly age-toned, else pristine and intact. Color plate of a city view and black-and-white folding map of some of the city blocks of early San Francisco included. 147 pp., including Index, + one plate + one map + 2 pp. advertisements in the back advertising other "Centennial Editions." Reprint of John Henry Brown's famous book. John Henry Brown (1810-1905) was an English-American pioneer who worked at Sutter's Fort before settling in San Francisco. Brown vividly recollects his personal experiences and observations of early San Francisco and its local inhabitants. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.