San Francisco: Industrial Indemnity Company, 1955. Adams, Ansel. First Edition. Wraps. Octavo size, 26 pp., signed by Oscar Lewis. Near fine. Item #CNBR205
The fascinating history of the land and building at 155 Sansome, commissioned by the Industrial Indemnity Company. Written by noted San Francisco historian Oscar Lewis (1893-1992, not to be confused with the New York anthropologist of the same name), and signed by him on the title page. With a photographic frontispiece by Ansel Adams, designed and printed by the noted San Francisco printing firm of Taylor & Taylor.___DESCRIPTION: Original stapled green paper wrappers with title printed in yellow to upper wrapper, title-page printed in black and green, photographic frontis by Ansel Adams, illustrations in text; octavo size (8.25" by 5 1/8"), [1-4] 5-26 pp., first edition, signed by the author.___CONDITION: A near fine copy, the wraps clean, the stapled binding strong, internally bright and clean, and entirely free of prior owner markings; slightly rubbed at edges (not so much as to cause loss or chipping), overall a near fine copy.___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details.___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.