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Inscribed "Best wishes" by the author on front endpaper, with his typed note on a vintage postcard, "Bob, Just heard that you've been ill. Sorry to hear it and hope that you're on the mend. Just about everybody has been laid up, of late -- you, Dave Magee, Warren Howell, Adrian Wilson and Mallette Dean . . . So, take it easy and drop out of that parade (of patients) and return to the ol' book bins . . . cheers dick dillon." 313 pp.; cloth in price-clipped dust jacket with clear tape mends at top of spine inside & out. Illustrated with a section of black & white photographic reproductions.
"Being a chronicle of true sea adventures from the Port of San Francisco." The author, historian, and librarian of The Sutro Librarywas a ubiqutious presence in the San Francisco book scene, as were his beloved, seat of the pants post-card communications to friends and acquaintances.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: N.Y., Coward-McCann: 1959
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: 6617
Keywords: Western Americana San Francisco Maritime