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Stevenson, Robert Louis: San Francisco. A modern cosmopolis...Preface by James D. Hart, 1963

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Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Single sheet folded twice, oblong 8vo; illustrations; fine. Prospectus for Stevenson's history of the city "from its earliest days to the time of his visit at the end of 1879 and during 1880". Finished piece designed and printed by Adrian Wilson at the Press in Tuscany Alley in an edition limited to 450 copies; drawings by Irene Pattinson with photographs from the Collection of Wyland Stanley.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis

San Francisco: Book Club of California.

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Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.

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Stevenson, Robert Louis: San Francisco. A modern cosmopolis...Preface by James D. Hart; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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