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Emperor Norton Life and Experiences of a Notable Character in San Francisco 1840-1880

By: Dressler, Albert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Albert Dressler: 1927

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36224

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Limited to 550 numbered copies (with 50 reserved for private distribution) , this is book # 348. Signed with a full page inscription and illustration by the author. This book is in Very Good+ condition. "Joshua Abraham Norton (February 4, 1818 – January 8, 1880) , known as Emperor Norton, was a citizen of San Francisco, California, who in 1859 proclaimed himself "Norton I, Emperor of the United States". He later assumed the secondary title of "Protector of Mexico." " "He had no formal political power; nevertheless, he was treated deferentially i... View more info

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California's Pioneer Circus Memoirs and Personal Correspondence Relative to the Cirus Business through the Gold Country in the 50's

By: Rowe, Joseph Andrew (edited by Albert Dressler)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, H. S. Crocker Co. , Inc.: 1926

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: A36565

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This edition is limited to 1250 copies, this being # 597. The book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The covers have several spots of ground-in dirt . The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The endpapers have some light generalized toning. There are several spots of foxing / toning to the edges of the text pages. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "Joseph Andrew R... View more info