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San Francisco, A Pageant.

Dobie, Charles Caldwell., and E. H. Suydam.

Published by D. Applaton-Century Company, ., 1939
From Michael Good - Books, ABAA (Woodacre, CA, U.S.A.)

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8vo, two toned green cloth with illustrated label on front cover. 440pp., 37 illustrations by Suydam. 10th printing. This copy signed by both author and illustrator, additionally inscribed by Suydam above the half-title (4 lines + place and date 1939 ), and lastly, a letter is laid in (with envelope) dated 5 June 1934, from the Hotel Acacia, Los Angeles, A full 2 page letter in a fine caligraphic hand. The letter discusses The Chicago Exposition, his going to S.F. for an exhibition to help Dobie "put the book over", praises the work he did as author, says he is in Los Angeles to work on a book about L.A with Harry Carr, hopes to return to N.Y. soon, discusses Boston drawings and misforutunes with authors engaged to write it, mentions Lucius Beebe as a possibility, plans to go through New Orleans, warns against visiting S.F in July/August , states S.F. is the prettiest city in the U.S. A fine chatty letter to a Kansas City recipient discussing his past and future activities. Book is lightly rubbed at head and foot of spine, and the rear end-papr and paste-down is off set at edges from clipping now missing. Bookseller Inventory # 04876

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Title: San Francisco, A Pageant.

Publisher: D. Applaton-Century Company, .

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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