Lot 91 of 455:
Hucksters to rebuild San Francisco  

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Title:
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, 1906: Observations, Criticisms, Comparisons and Opinions on Fire Prevention
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Place:
New York
Publisher:
Mississippi Wire Glass Co
Date:
1907
Description:

[1], 90, [2] pp. Two folded panoramic views of the city following the catastrophe, tipped in at front. (8vo) publisher's orange cloth stamped in gilt, lettered in black. First Edition.

A promotional piece for Mississippi Wire Glass Co. in the wake of the catastrophe. Chapter headings include "New San Francisco to be City of Steel and Glass", "Efficiency of Wire Glass", and "The Sermon of San Francisco's Stones". 

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Condition:
Light wear with rubbing and soil; hints of foxing and mild toning; very good.
 
Item number:
302874
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