1909. Item #A5689
San Francisco. Souvenir-Portola. Public Work of San Francisco Since 1906. Supplement to Municipal Reports, 1908-9. Ca. 60p, many photos of buildings built after the 1906 earthquake. Fair paperbound (covers detached, internally very good except one small corner chipped away from bottom of one page). ** Surveys the post-earthquake building or rebuilding of schools, hospitals, firehouses, Hall of Justice, fire cisterns, fire boats, sewers, streets, water supply, and a library. Some construction photos are shown, and the cost is given for many of the buildings. Laid in: a large unrelated folded halftone photo: "No. 1--The Stretch of Ruin from Nob Hill to Russian Hill. Taken from the top of the Fairmount Hotel. Telephoto by Theodore Kytka. Supplement to San Francisco Examiner, July 8, 1906." Rather worn, creases splitting. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. [California].