A Friend to Man. A tribute to William Wilson Carson [Inscribed by the author].

By: Lyman, George D., M. D.

Price: $100.00

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Book Condition: Good Condition


Ex Pacific Union Club library. 12 pp.; 8vo; original wrappers bound in custom full brown leather, marbled endpapers with extra material bound in. Inscribed on half-title, "To Toni Barbour. with regards, George Lyman." Covers a bit bowed, partially due to the extra section, spine a bit rubbed and faded. Bound in covers tanned. Newsprint articles (below) tanned with age also.

The extra material consists of 8 leaves of card stock on which is pasted five pages of biographical typescript, and nine pages of news articles including one from the San Francisco Chronicle, November 3, 1937: "Carson Will Lists Long List of Beneficiaries." Among the recipients in the article are a number of employees by name, at The Pacific Union Club. At the end of the last column is two strips of adding machine tape showing long rows of added numbers (but not other designation), with a total of 53500.00, and a note in black pen "To the employees of P. U. Club." A unique San Francisco history compilation.

Title: A Friend to Man. A tribute to William Wilson Carson [Inscribed by the author].

Author Name: Lyman, George D., M. D.

Categories: History,

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford Assoc.: (1938)

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good Condition

Seller ID: 9272

Keywords: Biography Western Americana