San Francisco: Published by the Author, 1939. Hardcover. 500p., numerous b&w illustrations from period photography and facsimile documents; hardbound in 9x6 inch red cloth boards titled gilt. Cloth is somewhat edgeworn, heel of volume has a small but penetrating stain affecting first eighty pages, textblock has suffered a small impact which has left a bruised area (pp.49-68) on the lower edge with some folded-back bits. No ownership or other marks, a good or good-only copy. Please note, the item is volume one ONLY of a two-volume set.