Chambliss' diary; or society as it really is fully illustrated with over fifty copper-plate half-tones and photo-engravings. including twenty-five society pictures by Laura E. Foster. William H. Chambliss, , Laura E. Foster.
Chambliss' diary; or society as it really is fully illustrated with over fifty copper-plate half-tones and photo-engravings. including twenty-five society pictures by Laura E. Foster

Chambliss' diary; or society as it really is fully illustrated with over fifty copper-plate half-tones and photo-engravings. including twenty-five society pictures by Laura E. Foster

New York: Chambliss & Co. 1895. Hardcover. xiv, 408p., frontis-portrait of Chambliss, dedication, preface, thanks and advance press notices, on the attempt at suppression by Crocker & Huntington, photos and humorous drawings, very good first edition and printing in lightly-soiled and shelfworn robin's egg blue cloth and gilt with gilt and silver foil vignette on cover.

On the corruption in San Francisco in the 1880s-90s. Little has changed Shrimp Boy.

Cat.No: 198927

Price: $45.00