Author:Atherton, Gertrude

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Ancestors: A Novel.

By: Atherton, Gertrude.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York & London., Harper & Brothers.: 1907.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14894

Condition: Boards lightly worn at corners & spine ends. Front panel heraldic device in gilt, red & dark blue very bright along with red title & author lettering. Book plate with castle & heraldic design on front pastedown. Former owner's name & date (Easter - 08) on front free endpaper. Small San Francisco bookstore stamp on rear pastedown. Binding solid and text sharp.


Signed by the author & dated 1921. View more info

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My San Francisco: A Wayward Biography.

By: Atherton, Gertrude.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis., Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1946.

Seller ID: 15643

Condition: Good in fair dust jacket. Book is square & tight with clean text. Soil to top edge & spine. One page of the index is unopened and another was poorly opened. Jacket is tattered with tear to spine fore edge and large chips to top of front panel and foot of spine.


Mrs. Atherton writes of the city of her birth and where she spent the greater part of her life. 18 full page plates plus frontis. For bibliophiles, there is a chapter on San Francisco bookstores during the 40's and another on the city's literati. View more info