Lot 32 of 382:
Hotel Pleasanton in San Francisco, 1892  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Hotel Pleasanton, San Francisco, Cal. M.E. Pendleton, Proprietor and Manager (wrapper title)
Author:
Stevens, George R.
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
H.S. Crocker Company
Date:
c.1892
Description:

[20] pp. With 6 illustrations from photographs, plus sketches; 2 floor plans. 11.6x14.9 cm (4½x5¾"), original pictorial wrappers, string tie.

Booklet extolling the sublime luxury of the Hotel Pleasanton, built in 1886. The text is taken from an article in the May, 1892 issue of the Californian Illustrated Magazine. Lest one fears fire when stopping at the Pleasanton, "Every wall is double lathed and plastered, and between the two courses of plastering is a heavy asbestos lining; and at every point where timber touches timber, there is asbestos between..." No copies are listed in OCLC.

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Condition:
Slight corner creases and other minor wear; very good.
 
Item number:
305879
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