San Francisco's Chinatown 1st Edition 1936 by Charles Caldwell Dobie - Travel - History - Chinese Americans - California


Title: San Francisco's Chinatown

Author: Charles Caldwell Dobie
Illustrator: E. H. Suydam

Description: First edition with "(I)" on last page of text. Signed by both the author and illustrator on the half-title page. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Spine heavily rubbed; boards show fading; discolored streak on front. Previous owner's bookplate on flyleaf. Pages clean. 32 b/w illustrated plates plus color frontispiece. Four page bibliography. Index. 336 pp. 9 x 6.25 inches. Illustrations by E. H. Suydam.

A vivid, detailed, and well-researched work on the history and culture of San Francisco's Chinatown.

Charles Caldwell Dobie (1881-1943) was a California author and native of San Francisco.

Edward Howard Suydam (1885-1940) was a nationally recognized artist and illustrator. He studied under Thornton Oakley at the School of Industrial Art in Philadelphia. Originally from New Jersey, he lived the last ten years of his life in San Francisco.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company
Place: New York
Year: 1936

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: California, history, travel, Chinese Americans, E. H. Suydam,

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