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Author: Genthe, Arnold and Will Irwin
Title: Old Chinatown: A Book of Pictures by Arnold Genthe
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Mitchell Kennerley
Date Published: 1913

Unpaginated. Text by Will Irwin. Illustrated from halftone photographs by Arnold Genthe throughout. (8vo), black cloth titled and decorated in gilt. Second Edition.

Expanded edition of Genthe's 1908 classic volume of photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown as it was before the 1906 earthquake. A remarkable photographic document of a lost era. Early owner's inscription dated Dec. 25, 1919.


Light wear to spine ends and small bumps to corners; hint of toning to pages; very good.

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Old Chinatown photographs of Arnold Genthe

Estimate $200 - $300Aug 23, 2018