The Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld

By: ASBURY, Nerbert

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With the discovery of the gold in California in 1849, San Francisco developed a notorious 'underground' culture. For many years it harbored a unique criminal district that was the scene much violence and depravity, vice and iniquity. 319pp, illust., photo plates, xi page index, 2pp publisher's catalog, illustrated endpapers. A clean, unmarked interior excepting an ink name and date to the ffep. Tight, square binding. Red cloth shows little wear and minor soiling. Weight, 467g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rates indicate].

Title: The Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld

Author Name: ASBURY, Nerbert

Categories: Police, Crime & Criminology, USA - History , Politics, Topography,

Edition: Reprint Edition

Publisher: USA, Garden City: 199

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: VG

Jacket Condition: Lacking Dustjacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 2502

Keywords: California, San Francisco, Underworld, Crime, Barbary Coast