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210: The Annals of San Francisco 1855

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Title: The Annals of San Francisco; Containing a Summary of the History of the First Discovery, Settlement, Progress, and Present Condition of California, and a Complete History of all the Important Events Connected with Its Great City: To Which Are Added, Biographical Memoirs of Some Prominent Citizens
Author: Soulé, Frank, John H. Gihon and James Nisbet
Description: 824 pp. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings, 6 steel-engraved plates (including frontispiece); 2 maps (1 folding). (8vo) 9x5˝, original blindstamped full black morocco lettered in gilt on front cover, all edges gilt. First Edition.A necessary reference book of San Francisco to the middle fifties, compiled mainly from newspapers and information received from pioneer citizens..." - Zamorano. Also, the work “not only gives an outstanding narrative history of San Francisco, but also supplies much information on mining and its impact on this instant city" – Kurutz 594; Cowan p.601; Graff 3901; Howes S769; Sabin 87268; Zamorano 70.
Heading: (San Francisco)Place Published: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Date Published: 1855

Condition

Spine faded a bit, rubbing to ribs and ends, which have a few small chips and splits; foxing to the plates and offset from them; very good or better, nicer than usually seen.
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