San Diego, California: City and County

By: San Diego Chamber of Commerce

Price: $35.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Good


Pamphlet. 9 5/8 x 6 5/8 inches. 72 pp. 4 maps (1 double-page spread at the center of the volume signed by E. E. Knight in the plate and dated 1919), 125 black-and-white half-tone photographic illustrations. Embossed wrappers, stapled, the back cover reads "The Birthplace of California" and has a California poppy illustration; shelf wear. GY815-365. Good. This title was issued occasionally by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors and the Chamber of Commerce. There is one currently (12/21/2020) offered online dated circa 1917. The bookseller offering the earlier edition shows page 2 in his online offering; the statistical table on that page is significantly expanded in this circa 1920 issue, that provides statistical tables based on statistics gathered in 1919. "To the visitors of San Diego: Welcome to our midst! This is an official publication issued for the use and benefit of the guests of our city. May your days here be delightful ones, and may you soon return and remain with us forever, Sincerely, San Diego Chamber of Commerce." Page 69. There follows a seven-day itinerary "Seven Glorious Days Seeing San Diego." Photography by Averrett, Fitch, and Taylor, half-tone plates by Sunset Engraving Co, printed by Watson-Jones, Inc. Worldcat records that this title was indeed issued several times between 1917 and 1930. Contents vary by year.

Title: San Diego, California: City and County

Author Name: San Diego Chamber of Commerce

Illustrator: E. E. Knight

Categories: California Local History,

Edition: Early Edition

Publisher: San Diego, CA, The Board of Supervisors and the Chamber of Commerce of San Diego: 1920

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: GY815-365

Keywords: San Diego Chamber of Commerce, San Diego California City and County, California Tourism, Promotional Literature, San Diego Tourism, Statistics