Good. Introduction by Lucius Beebe. 8vo, 284pp, original printed 1939. Book is a good reading copy. Clean and tight, no jacket, some bumping to tips, f.o. name penned on ffe. The rousing story of the "gay nineties" in San Francisco, California that begain in the 1890s and lasted until the great fire of 1906. It was "the youngest, freest, most talked-about city on earth".
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 284 pages. The book is a portrait of San Francisco from the 1890s up to 1906. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Book with mild edge wear. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Small chips and closed tears to dust jacket edges.
64 b/w illus / plates. Very Good in J Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall VG/VG in DJ (slight stains/sunning/few small nicks to DJ). 8vo with DJ xiv++284 +pl Survey from the 1880's to the 1906 earthquake and fire. Later printing of Rocq #12759.
Near Very Good. No Jacket. Signed Copy Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "March 1944 / New York City / To a beautiful mother, / Ada Welsh-/ The gayest member of the younger / set and one whose life should be / all sparkling-like champagne-/ With so much love-Evelyn". Moderate wear and foxing; some rubbing to cloth around edges, light bumps to corners, mild fade to spine.
63 photo ill. Very Good. in synopsis clipped and laid in jacket. 1st . Very Good. /DJ synopsis clipped and laid in. 63 photo ill. A very good copy, tight pages, with pencil markings in back from 1939 (? ). Inner jacket slip laid in showing price of $3. Orange cloth with gilt tooling. Sunning to spine. Slight toning to pages. 284 pp. Small octavo, 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches tall.
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