San Francisco: City on Golden Hills, Herb Caen, Dong Kingman, 1967, 1st Edition, HC, NF.

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Caen, Herb, and Dong Kingman. New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967.
English, First Edition, Near Fine, HC, 4to, 12 1/2" x 9 1/4", 191 pp.

Beige cloth over board, stamped gilt lettering to spine, slightly cocked spine, light wear to tips, head, and tail, some sunning to edges, pen inscription to front endpaper, otherwise, sharp tips, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Very Good white pictorial dust jacket, featuring a color illustration of San Francisco, black and salmon lettering to front, black lettering to spine and interior flaps, 1" closed-tear to front, 1 3/4" closed-tear to back, minor wear to edges, light shelf wear, price-clipped, otherwise, clean and intact. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar-sleeve. [11] 191 pp., replete with black-and-white sketches, 41 full-color paintings, 29 duo-tone illustrations, foreword, "In Search of a City," "The Vertical Earthquake," "Strangers in a Crowded Room," "The Eye of the Tourist," List of Illustrations, and afterword. Includes a laid-in magazine cut-out announcing Dong Kingman's passing, and laid-in notice of errors in text. From inside dust jacket: "Some of the text by Mr. Caen is new and some of it from earlier favorite writings. Most of the art was created by Dong Kingman specifically for this book and none has been reproduced before."

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