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Annals of SF, signed by Richard Dillon  

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The Annals of San Francisco...Together with the Continuation, Through 1855 Compiled by Dorothy H. Huggins. Being a True Facsimile of the Celebrated Original Works First Published in 1855 and 1939, Respectively

Soule, Frank, John H. Gihon and James Nisbet

Palo Alto, CA

Lewis Osborne



xxxvi, 852 + 124 continuation pp. Introduction by Richard H. Dillon. With black and white illustrations, large folding map. 8vo. Red cloth lettered and with California seal in gilt. Facsimile Edition.

Signed with an inscription on the front free endpaper by Richard H. Dillon. "For 'my publisher'—John Carpenter / from the 'introducer' of this edition of the Annals R.H. Dillon 4-2-85". A thorough record of San Francisco with a history of its discovery, settlement, native inhabitants, missions, gold discovery, prominent citizens, vigilance committee, etc. Includes much on labor, slavery taxation, municipal problems, railroads, Chinese and Japanese settlers, etc. Howes S769, Graff 3901, Cowan p. 601.

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Light wear; map detached; near fine.

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