Barbary Coast, the : An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: $17.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


320 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark red boards, tan illustrated endpapers, [vi] + 320 + [xii] pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, 14 b/w illustrations, 10 b/w photos on glossy pages, with captions. ; Copyright 1933. This is an early reprint. ; Lurid history of saloons, opium dens, gambling houses, Chinese gangs, prostitution and other vices in San Francisco from the Gold Rush to the Great Earthquake of 1906. ; Exterior worn. Faint spotting to 5 pages. One leaf missing upper tip, not affecting any text. 5 leaves lightly creased. Binding tight. Lacks jacket. Scarce. Sold as is.

Title: Barbary Coast, the : An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld

Author Name: Asbury, Herbert

Categories: History,

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Company: 1933

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Item: 0.70 lbs

Seller ID: 21276

Keywords: Gold Rush (1849) ; San Francisco ; California History ; Illegal Activities ; Prostitution ; Taverns ;,