Lot 221 of 576:
The Annals of San Francisco  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

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

Place:
New York

Publisher:
D. Appleton

Date:
1855

Description:

824 pp. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings, 6 steel-engraved plates (including frontispiece); 2 maps (1 folding). (8vo), original full red morocco, covers stamped in blind and lettered in gilt, rebacked with matching red morocco, spine lettered in gilt, 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. Kurutz 594; Cowan p.601; Graff 3901; Howes S769; Sabin 87268; Zamorano Eighty 70.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Boards rubbed at edges; folding map with long tear; very good.


 
Item number:
269373
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