DeWITT'S GUIDE TO SAN FRANCISCO [or] AN ILLUSTRATED AND DESCRIPTIVE SOUVENIR AND GUIDE... TO SAN FRANCISCO: A New Handbook for Strangers and Tourists. Frederic M. DeWitt.

DeWITT'S GUIDE TO SAN FRANCISCO [or] AN ILLUSTRATED AND DESCRIPTIVE SOUVENIR AND GUIDE... TO SAN FRANCISCO: A New Handbook for Strangers and Tourists

San Francisco: Frederic M. DeWitt, 1900. Third Edition. Wraps. A rather uncommon guide book to San Francisco, published a few years prior to the 1906 earthquake and fire that destroyed much of the city. Includes a historical sketch, a bird's-eye view of the business center of the city, and nearly twenty engravings, as well as advertisements for local businesses (Big Tree Store, Fook Woh & Co., Russ House, etc.) and a 26 1/4" x 21 1/2" folding map (DeWitt's Indexed Map of the City of San Francisco, Corrected and Revised 1901). 12mo. Original printed paper wrappers. Two small tears to the folding map. Some mild creasing to the fore-edge of the last few leaves. The original printed paper wrappers are moderately browned along the extremities; else very good. OCLC locates no copies of the third edition. Very good. Item #68466

Price: $400.00

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