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Early Days of San Francisco, Grabhorn Press 1933  

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Reminiscences and Incidents of Early Days of San Francisco (1845-50)

Brown, John Henry

San Francisco

Grabhorn Press



[12], 138 + [5] reader's guide pp. Introduction and Reader's Guide by Douglas Sloane Watson. Illustrated with folding facsimile map of John Henry Brown's San Francisco in 1846 on blue paper plus woodcut vignettes for each chapter. (8vo) 24x15.7 cm (9½x6¼"), cloth-backed marbled boards, paper spine and cover labels. One of 500 copies.

Robert J. Woods in Zamorano 80 states: "John Henry Brown was a fur trader, bartender, citizen-soldier, hotel builder, capitalist, man of affairs, and author...Brown observed and told of many happenings here. His reminiscences fill in many gaps in the early history of San Francisco." Zamorano Eighty 10.

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Part of paper label lost, faint rubbing to ends of spine and edges of boards; hinges tender; very good.

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