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San Francisco, an illustrated review of its progress and importance.

San Francisco, an illustrated review of its progress and importance.

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Published by Bay City Publishing Company in San Francisco .
Written in English

The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22955867M

Long before the mid-century Beat revolution steered it toward the progressive, well-read reputation it boasts today, San Francisco may have kicked off its love affair with the written word when John Hamilton Still established the city’s first bookstore in Portsmouth Square in Though the shop is no longer open, there’s a plaque there to commemorate : Gwen Purdom.   This is San Francisco is the eighth book in Miroslav Sasek's amazing travelogue series. Published in and re-issued in , it takes readers on a rollercoastering journey through the rolling hills of this breathtaking city, resplendant with the retro .

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