Title Emperor Norton. Life and Experiences of a Notable Character in San Francisco 1849-1880
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher San Francisco Albert Dressler 1927
Seller ID 001537
San Francisco: Albert Dressler, 1927. Albert Dressler (1887-1960), a cartoonist and California historian, wrote and self-published this sweet history of San Francisco's favorite looney. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition, LIMITED to 550 copies, with 50 reserved for private distribution. A Very Good copy; red cloth binding with black lettering; binding is firm but has moderate soiling. The text is clean and fresh; 31 pages, with many charming illustrations. Quercus speculates that this is one of the reserved copies as it has been SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the FFEP to Everett Sanders (1852-1950), American political figure, on the day of publication. No dustjacket, and lacking the separte proclamation sheet. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited/Numbered.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.