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San Francisco"s golden era

Lucius Morris Beebe

San Francisco"s golden era

a picture story of San Francisco before the fire

by Lucius Morris Beebe

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Published by Howell-North in Berkley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lucius Beebe & Charles Clegg.
ContributionsClegg, Charles.
The Physical Object
Pagination255p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19986704M

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San Francisco"s golden era by Lucius Morris Beebe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Because the book only concentrates on the "Golden Era" of San Francisco before the Earthquake, the reader will find it covers topics that are usually ignored in other volumes. Certainly the authors were trying to cover the history in a different manner 4/4(1).

Because the book only concentrates on the "Golden Era" of San Francisco before the Earthquake, the reader will find it covers topics that are usually ignored in other volumes.

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Smith is a California historian and the author of ""The California Snatch Racket,"" ""San Francisco's Lost Landmarks,"" and ""San Francisco's Playland at the Beach: The Early Years,"" as well as a number of historical articles/5(18). The history of San Francisco is uniquely told in this beautiful book.

The author lives in the Bay area and has had a long-standing regard for the city. The character of the old postcards is retained in the prints and will interest collectors and history buffs.

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San Francisco's Golden Era: A Picture Story of San Francisco Before the Fire. (Signed). San Francisco's Golden Era. Irish and Overseas. £ In Stock Condition: Good Dimensions: 28 mm x mm Published by: Howell - North Books Author: Lucius Beebe & Charles Clegg San Francisco's Golden Era.

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