One Fifty-Five Sansome; Being the Story of the Land on which the Industrial Indemnity Building Stands Today

San Francisco: Industrial Indemnity Company, 1955. Adams, Ansel. First Edition. Wraps. Octavo size, 26 pp. Fine. Item #CNBR429

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). 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, yapped edges, 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.

___CONDITION: Fine overall: the wraps clean, the stapled binding strong, internally bright and clean, and entirely free of prior owner markings; a miniscule amount of wear to the yapped edges, still a fine copy.

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Price: $35.00