Forgotten Characters of Old San Francisco 1850-1870.
The Ward Ritchie Press, 1938. Sm. 8vo, (67) pp. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, 7 black-and-white illustrations. Quarter green cloth and pale green boards, printed spine label. Very good. Original invoice for $2 loosely inserted. 500 copies printed. "Robert E. Cowan, former librarian for W. A. Clark and noted bibliographer, has written on some of the eccentric characters of old San Francisco. Authentic, amusing and of definite historical value, it should be of interest to all California book-lovers." Advertisement. Selected for the Rounce & Coffin Club's Western Books Exhibit. Ritchie, The Ward Ritchie Press, p. 77.
(Item Id: 109910)