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San Francisco, city on golden hills

Herbert Eugene Caen

San Francisco, city on golden hills

by Herbert Eugene Caen

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Herb Caen [and] Dong Kingman.
    ContributionsKingman, Dong, 1911-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF869.S3 C128
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21711630M

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The real treat in this book is the many watercolors and black and white sketches by renowed Chinese-American artist Dong Kingman.

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Accompanied by 41 full-color reproductions of original watercolor paintings of the city and 29 two-color illustrations, plus numerous black & white sketches, all produced for this volume by Dong Kingman.4/5.

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