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TWENTY-NINTH CONVENTION OF THE PACIFIC COAST FIRE CHIEFS (SAN FRANCISCO) AUG. 9 -12 AND GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE ENGINEERS AUGUST 15 -18.

San Francisco 1922 Illustr, 10.75 x 7.75, stiff red wraps, gilt decoration and lettering on front cover, unpag. Covers have light soiling and creasing, wear along sides of spine tip torn, damp smell, text block cracked, light soiling else contents clean and good. Some of the "chapters": San Francisco's Fire Department (history), San Francisco's High Pressure System (shows reservoirs and dams including the under-construction Hetch Hetchy Dam, California Views (Tea Garden at Golden Gate Park), Foreign Fire Departments (Paris, Havana, Berlin). Lots of nice ads: Ahrens-Fox Fire Engine Company, Hotel St. Francis, The Fairmont, American-LaFrance Fire Engine Company, "Chute at the Beach" San Francisco's Only Out-Door Amusement, Empire Fire Hose, Sutro Baths, D. Ghirardelli Co. Nice photos of various firefighting equipment and vehicles as well as San Francisco scenery.


Book Id: 97-7918

Price: $60.00

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