Oakland: Pacific Press, 1893. First edition. Hardcover. Original slate blue cloth with cover design embossed in gilt and black, oblong octavo (6.25 x 9.75 inches), bound with tassled string tie at spine; title page followed by 18 leaves of glossy lithographed views and 20 pages of text. Illustrations printed on rectos only, versos printed with advertisements for local businesses. Minor soiling to covers, else fine; a remarkably well-preserved copy. Near fine. Item #20312
First illustration is a bird's-eye view of Oakland from the south-east, looking across the bay toward San Francisco (from lithograph by Elliott Pub. Co., San Francisco). A fine collection of views with text providing statistical data on the city, its businesses, industries, civic organizations, etc. Rocq 842. Not in Cowan.