San Francisco, west coast metropolis [photographs and text] by Edwin Rosskam, with an introduction by William Saroyan

New York: Alliance Book Corporation, 1939. Hardcover. ix, 132p., coated glossy paperstock throughout with Rosskam's extensively captioned b&w photos, first edition, previous owner's name on front blank end paper else very good condition, 11.25 x 8.5 inch openweave blue cloth boards gilt, faded and soiled dj. The face of America.

Intro by Saroyan runs about 900 words, "the genius of all cities.. not an easy city to know.. Avoid the guides." Photo sections on Little Italy, Little Japan, Treasure Island exposition &c &c, and some of Rosskam's photos are inspired.

Cat.No: 80100

Price: $20.00