Title 1850-1870, Forgotten Characters of Old San Francisco.
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Publisher Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1938
Seller ID EE516-252
LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, 100 reserved for author and Zamorano Club, this is one of the 100 reserved copies. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. (67) pp. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, 7 black-and-white illustrations; text clean, unmarked, pages toned. Green wrappers, illustrated front cover; binding square and tight, spine and extremities toned, shelf wear. Comes with an advertisement slip. Housed in a manila envelope. SIGNED by author on colophon. Very Good. Presented to the Club by Ward Ritchie and the author. "Robert E. Cowan, former librarian for W. A. Clark and noted bibliographer, has written on some of the eccentric characters of old San Francisco. Authentic, amusing and of definite historical value, it should be of interest to all California book-lovers." Advertisement. Selected for the Rounce & Coffin Club's Western Books Exhibit. REFERENCE: Fullerton, et al, The Zamorano Club, No. 72; Ritchie, The Ward Ritchie Press, p. 77.
1850-1870 Forgotten Characters of Old San Francisco, Robert Ernest Cowan, Zamorano Club, California Local History