Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939.
A handsome first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with lightly rubbed extremities in alike, price-clipped dust-jacket with light edgewear and sunned spine.
San Francisco's Literary Frontier is the history of the writing that came out of San Francisco during the California Gold Rush of 1849 until the coming of the transcontinental railroad in 1869. Walker's work is built on the histories of eight central figures: Bret Harte, Mark Twain, Prentice Mulford, Ina Coolbrith, Charles Warren Stoddard, Joaquin Miller, Henry George, and Ambrose Bierce; 8vo; [iv], xii, 400, xxv, [v] pages.