Lot 104 of 455:
Scarce San Francisco view book with Taber photos  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
San Francisco, Cal.
Author:
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Hartwell & Mitchell
Date:
1894
Description:

[6] leaves printed on recto only (including illustrated title page) + 23 plates witth halftones from photographs by Isaiah W. Taber and A.J. McDonald. 14.8x21.5 cm (6x8"), half cloth & illustrated boards. 

Scarce view book with photographs of the notable sights and scenes of the City by the Bay, including the New City Hall; a cable car on Powell Street; the Conservatory at Golden Gate Park; the bandstand at the park; Children's Playground ditto; Seal Rocks and the Cliff House; the Palace Hotel; scenes in Chinatown including opium smokers; and more. OCLC/WorldCat locates only six copies.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing and staining to boards; interior hinges loosening; overall very good.
 
Item number:
302973
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