Ark of Empire: San Francisco's Montgomery Block

By: Idwal Jones (1887-1964)

Price: $30.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches. 253 pp. 12 line drawings by Al Camille; text clean, unmarked, pages lightly toned. Quarter tan cloth, green cloth over boards, spine stamped in green, pictorial dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, dust jacket chipped at top edge. SIGNED by Idwall Jones on front free end-paper. GY815-018. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. Idwal Jones here tells how Henry Wager Halleck built the fashionable locus of the great and small of San Francisco. Characters who occupy these pages include Ulysses S. Grant, Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Robert Louis Stevenson, Ambrose Bierce, and Jack London. "Idwal Jones was a Welsh-American novelist and non-fiction writer. Jones focuses a lot of his writing on the beauty and population book in California and the west." Wikipedia.

Title: Ark of Empire: San Francisco's Montgomery Block

Author Name: Idwal Jones (1887-1964)

Illustrator: Al Camille

Categories: California History, Travel and Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GY815-018

Keywords: Idwal Jones, Ark of Empire San Francisco's Montgomery Block, Al Camille