Staple bound booklet, dimensions 4 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches, with blue ink decoration on front. Minor rubbing. 18 pages with 27 in line illustrations. Sallie Sparkle is probably a pseudonym for Max Schmidt. This is a facsimile of a story originally published in 1877. It is a comic story about mining speculation in San Francisco, in which all the words begin with the letter "S". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Shadrach S. Stevens' Speculations : Sallie ...
Publisher: M. Schmidt & Co.
Publication Date: 1933
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Book Description N.p, 1877. Softcover. Book Condition: Fine. Quarto. brown pictorial wrappers. Illustrated. One of 125 copies issued for the joint meeting of the Zamorano and Roxburgh Clubs in San Francisco. "Chadrach S. Steven's Speculations, Sallie Sparkle's Serio-Comic Story" is here reproduced almost full size . originally published by Max Schmidt in San Francisco . scarce piece of California fiction . it tells its story using only words that begin with the letter "s". 1972 facsimile of the original 1877 edition. Bookseller Inventory # 31051
Book Description San Francisco: M. Schmidt & Co., 1877. Book Condition: Good. 4to. Oriiginal wrappers, splitting at spine, but good. 18pp. Very scarce. Loosely inserted is a printed statement from the printer from1933 about the origins of the pamphlet stating that Stevens was a mining stock speculator back in 1877. Newspaper article pasted down. Every word begins with an S. Printed by H.S. Crocker in San Francisco. Provenance: Serendipity Boooks. Bookseller Inventory # 51-0469