Bay Window Bohemia: An Account of the Brilliant Artistic World of Gaslit San Francisco
1956·Garden City, NY
by Oscar Lewis (1893-1992) and Carroll Douglas Hall (b. 1902)
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed. The Mainstream of America Series. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches. 248 pp. Half-title, illustrations on plates, index; text clean, unmarked. Brick-red cloth, spine titled in yellow, top edge stained yellow, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, spine ends softened, soiling to end-papers, jacket soiled with shelf wear at the extremities. SIGNED by the author on half-title. BO118-212. Very Good. This volume contains a narrative about San Francisco in the sparkling years between 1890 and the Great Fire in 1906 when the city served as an intoxicating environment in which gifted men and women worked out apprenticeships to distinguished careers. Typography by Edward Gorey. (Inventory #: BO118-212)
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