San Francisco: Southern Pacific Bureau of News, 1945. First edition thus. Hardcover. Quarto (11 x 8.5 inches); bound in decorative balloon book cloth embossed in black, red, and orange; (55) pp., many b/w illustrations, mostly from photographs, maps. Small nick to cloth at top of rear cover, else very good. Very good. Item #21157
A concise history of Southern Pacific from its founding through World War II. Text is a revision of articles which originall appeared in the Southern Pacific "Bulletin" during 1944. The binding seems to be a special or deluxe offering for a publication which usually appears as a stapled booklet.