Souvenir-Portola. Public Work of San Francisco Since 1906

San Francisco

Publication Date: 1909
Condition: Fair Soft cover
From Robin Bledsoe, Bookseller (ABAA) (Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 03 April 2001

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San Francisco. Souvenir-Portola. Public Work of San Francisco Since 1906. Supplement to Municipal Reports, 1908-9. Ca. 60p, many photos of buildings built after the 1906 earthquake. Fair paperbound (covers detached, internally very good). ** Surveys the building or rebuilding of schools, hospitals, firehouses, Hall of Justice, fire cisterns, fire boats, sewers, streets, water supply, and a library. Some construction photos are shown, and the cost is given for many of the buildings. Laid in: a large unrelated folded halftone photo: "No. 1--The Stretch of Ruin from Nob Hill to Russian Hill. Taken from the top of the Fairmount Hotel. Telephoto by Theodore Kytka. Supplement to San Francisco Examiner, July 8, 1906." Rather worn, creases splitting. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. Bookseller Inventory # 5689

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Title: Souvenir-Portola. Public Work of San ...

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: 1st Edition

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I¿ve been selling and appraising GOOD HORSE AND ART BOOKS since 1973, first by mail as Blue Rider Books, and since 1983 in the full-time open shop that I share with H.L. Mendelsohn (whose books are also on ABE). We¿d love to have you visit the second-oldest secondhand bookshop in Cambridge, just outside Harvard Square (open Tuesday-Saturday noon to 6, or by appointment). If you can¿t make it, go to for many (but by no means all) of my books. My inventory of new, used, and rare equestrian books is one of the largest in the U.S., with special depth in Paul Brown, 19th-century books, dressage, and ephemera (paper items). I love to seek out the obscure, the uncommon, and the overlooked. Harvey Mendelsohn and I also offer a room full of out-of-print scholarly titles on the fine and applied arts, especially art history, architecture and planning, book arts, gardens, 20th-century ceramics, photography, and exhibition catalogues. And you¿ll also find some children¿s books, cookbooks, titles in cultural history and philosophy, and other general books. Many of our books never make it online, so if you¿re looking for items you don¿t see here, please phone or e-mail. Then maybe you, too, like hundreds of happy customers over the years, will say, ¿You have it? YOU¿VE MADE MY DAY!¿

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