002sfo: 1891 James Lick Monument San Francisco. Hand colored antique engraving of the Lick Monument. Front page Harper's. 11x16 in. $60
IN SAN FRANCISCO, 1877. Antique print from June 9, 1877, in original
Harper's Weekly by Paul Frenzeny, in later full watercolor, of A
Chinese Reception in San Francisco. 21" x 15". Good condition. $80
Mitchell Map of California. This interesting map was published in 1884
by the S.Augustus Mitchell Co. Each county in the state is colored
seperately with original hand coloring. Old cities, towns, railroad
lines and geographical features are shown. In the upper right corner
there is an inset map of San Francisco which includes the locations of
prominent bulidings and railroad lines. In the lower left corner there
is a small inset map of the entire San Francisco Bay area. This map is
in excellent condition. size:15x23 in. $150
1908 "Scenes of Rebuilding in San
Francisco after the Earthquake and Fire of April, 1906." Four
half-tones showing highrises being rebuilt following their destruction.
14-1/2 x 11-1/2 in. $30
1883 "La Republica," a Spanish
newspaper printed in San Francisco on April 28, 1883. There are four
pages filled with local interest news, articles about General Crook and
the Apaches, interesting advertisements, and a lot more. The condition
is very good with no brittleness nor dry rot.
23 x 16 in. $30
General Grant in San Francisco. Two hand colored wood engravings on one
page, showing the celebrations accompanying General U.S. Grant's visit
to San Francisco in September 1879. From Frank Leslie's Illustrated
Newspaper. 11x16 in. $60
Midwinter Exposition San Francisco. Four hand-tinted photographic views
of the Midwinter Exposition in San Francisco: "The Fine Arts Building,"
"South End of Central Court," "The Midway" and "General View of the
Procession on Central Court." Harper's. 11x16 in. $60
Ship Bound for Manila. Black & white view by de Thulstrup of S.S.
"City of Peking" pulling out of the wharf at San Francisco, on its way
to Manila during the Spanish-American War. Four original pages from
Harper's Weekly on the conflict, 1898. Has a few tears on the edge.
11x16 in. $60
Civil War Veterans in San Francisco. Hand colored antique engraving.
Aerial view of a procession of the National Encampment of the G.A.R.
going down Market Street. Front page of original German Frank Leslie's.
11x8 in. $60
San Francisco Views. Two fine black & white original engravings.
Looking toward the Golden Gate from Telegraph Hill, and Seal Rocks and
the Cliff House. Includes text, from Harper's. 11x16 in. $40
Burning of Nob Hill San Francisco. "Where Money Was Useless." Original
black & white litho shows flight of wealthy San Franciscans from
the fire following the Great Earthquake of 1906. From London
Illustrated. 16x11 in. $40
Civil War Ironclad at San Francisco. Antique black & white
engraving shows the San Francisco launch of the U.S. Monitor Comanche,
the first Ironclad ship ever launched in the Pacific. From Leslie's.
11x7 in. $30
Sicilian and Italian Fishermen's Dock, San Francisco. This double page,
hand colored engraving was drawn by H.F. Farny and shows fisherman
loading up their catch of the day while one man naps on the ramp. This
unique engraving is from the April, 1889 edition of Harper's Weekly.
size: 16x22 in. $150
Scenes of San Rafael. Color, wood engraving was published in 1893 issue
of Harper's Weekly. It shows several scenes of San Rafael and it's
vicinity, including Point Reyes. The title is "San Rafael and the
Golden Gate. " 11x16 in. $60
View of San Francisco Bay. Hand colored wood engraving was published in
1882 as an illustration to German book on scenery. It shows in the
foreground a formidable rock with ships in the distance. 10x14 in. $60
1879 Chinese Life in San Francisco.
Colored wood engravings published in The Graphic showing the interior
of a Chinese Theatre and the Chinese custom of cleaning bones of their
15 x 11 in. $60
Chinese Burial Scene. Color wood engraving published in an 1882 issue
of Harper's Weekly shows a Chinese burial scene in San Francisco. The
caption reads, "A Chinese Burial in Lone Mountain cemetery, San
Francisco California." 11x16 in. $50
Picturesque View of California's Capital and Metroplis. Print showing
four, hand colored photographs of Sacramento and San Francisco was
published as an illustration to a book in 1873. 11x14 in. $60.
Folder Postcard of San Francisco. Souvenir, fold out postcard was
published circa 1920. It contains several engravings of points of
interest in and around San Francisco, including Golden Gate Park,
Alcatraz Island and the Presidio. 22 images total. 4x6 in. when folded.
San Francisco naval Parade. Print published in a 1919 issue of Mid-Week
pictorial shows a photograph of sailors and marines marching through
Market Street, San Francisco on May 20, 1919. Print accompanied by
text. 11x16 in. $30
Scenes from the troop ship Newport. Wood engraving published in an 1898
issue of Leslie's Weekly Shows scenes from the voyage of the troop ship
"Newport" from San Francisco to manila in the Spanish American
War. Each scene is accompanied by text. 11x16 in. $30
Exterior View of San Francisco Residence. Wood engraving published in
the American Architect and Building News in 1892 shows a San Francisco
residence. 9x12 in. $30
View of the Golden Gate. Beautiful, color steel engraving published in
an 1873 book on scenery shows San Francisco's Golden Gate from
Telegraph Hill. The artist is James Smillie. Rare, attractive print.
8x9 in. $100
Topographical Map of San Francisco Bay. Map of San Francisco Bay
published by the US Geological Survey in 1913 shows the topography of
the areas surrounding San Francisco Bay. Parts of San Francisco City
and County are shown along with the area of San Mateo County. 17x18 in.
San Francisco Palace Hotel Interior. Engraved view of the central court
in San Francisco's Palace Hotel, from the Jan. 25, 1884 Building News.
In the center of the main floor, horse-drawn carriages are shown
circling a beautiful fountain. There are several light horizontal
creases on this page, where the printing press originally crimped the
paper. Overall condition is very good. 8x12 in. $80
Pre Earthquake San Francisco Scenes. Photographic scenes of San
Francisco from the April 28, 1906 Illustrated London News --just three
weeks after the great earthquake. The photos show the San Francisco
area as it looked before the earthquake occurred. Captions beneath each
photo identify the buildings and proclaim each one to be destroyed.
16x22 in. $100
1855 Hand colored lithographed U.S.
Coast Survey by A.D. Bache, Superintendent, Map of the Vicinity of the
Golden Gate of San Francisco Bay, California. Index of signs in upper
right hand corner.
12 x 9 in. $60
1906 Post San Francisco Earthquake
Scenes.Four half-tones show the wreckage from the aftermath of the
historic earthquake. Center image is an engraved view of homeless San
Franciscans camping in an Oakland park across the bay as they await
word of their fate.
16 x 11 in. $40
City and County of San Francisco Hetch Hetchy Bond. This one thousand
dollar bond is signed by the Mayor of San Francisco at the time (Angelo
Rossi), The seal of the City and County of San Francisco appears at the
bottom of the bond. This piece of History would look great framed in
your home or office. size: 14x10.5 in $30
1927 Hand colored lithographed Map
of the City and County of San Francisco, prepared by the Department of
Public Works. Final revision of map was in 1941. Civil Engineer was
John J. Casey. Map shows the San Francisco forts and areas of interest
in San Francisco. Inset top left of the boundaries of the city and
county of San Francisco.
34 x 28 in. $120
1850 San Francisco Panorama. This hand colored engraving by Charles
Magnus of New York is a panorama that includes Alcatraz, Telegraph
Hill, Yerba Buena and the harbor with hundreds of abandoned gold rush
boats. It is in excellent condition. 10x6.5 in. $150
Francisco. Seven scenes of San Francisco, from the February 6, 1892
issue of Harper's Weekly. Images captioned (from top left going
counter-clockwise), San Francisco Bay; Seal Rocks; Jefferson Square;
Market Street; Union Square; Cliff House; and California Street. Center
crease has been archivally repaired, as have as a few small tears in
the margins. 22x16 in. $150
Leslies Illustrated Newspaper August 10, 1878. Depicts Banking office
of Wells Fargo & Co. California & Sansome Streets & the New
Express Office of Wells Fargo & Co. Caption reads 'California -
banking and express offices of Wells, Fargo & Co., San Francisco.'
Excellent condition. 10 X 15 in. $60
151sfo: A very rare and in perfect condition wood engraving published by Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on October 9, 1875
The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Cal. - Photographed from the
Architect's Drawing by Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco. Scene
depicts the corner of the Palace Hotel, in all its glory, as horse and
carriage traffic invades the streets in front. 16x21in. $250
Of The Golden Gate article published with a picture of Mt. Tamalpais,
From Near San Rafael featured above the article. 12x16 in. $30
Tamalpais And Red Porch. Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Mount
Tamalpais And Red Porch" published in Picturesque America. 9.5x12.5in.
1915 Hand colored lithographed map of the United States - West Coast San Francisco Entrance, California.
44 x 36 in. $600
1893 "The Midwinter International
Exposition at San Francisco," a hand colored bird's-eye view engraving
with inset portraits of M.H. De Young and Alexander Badlam, drawn by
Guy Rose and featured in Harper's Weekly.
16 x 11 in. $60
California- Attempted Assassination of Rev. I.S. Kalloch, Workingmen's
Candidate for Mayor, By Charles DeYoung. 1879, Leslies Illustrirte
Beitung (in German) Hand Colored Leslie's Cover detailing sequence of
actions during the assassination attempt- De Young firing upon Kalloch,
The rescue of DeYoung from the mob, and Kearney counselling moderation
afterwards. Page features inset portraits of De Young and Kalloch. This
page is from Leslie's German Edition 16" x 11" $50
Grant at San Francisco 1879 Harpers Weekly Hand Colored double page
featuring four engravings that document General Grant's visit-
"Watching for the Steamer," The City of Tokyo," The Reception at the
Palace Hote,l" and "Illumination and Salute on the Sand Lots." 15.5" x
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco 1809 Harpers Multi image hand colored
engraving of the features in the park- images include the Key Monument,
The Childrens Play House, and the views from the stairways. 11" x 16"
Francisco Architecture 1888 Picturesque California Half Tone Engravings
showing prominent San Francisco landmarks. Images include U.S. Mint,
Hall of Records, City Hall, Polytechnic School, Union Square and
Lotta's Fountain at Market and Kearney. 19" x 14" $100
Asylum, Golden Gate Park 1888 Picturesque California Photogravure
showing building, grounds and inmates of the San Francisco Orphans
Asylum 14"x19" $80
and Seal Rock at Cliffhouse, 1888 Picturesque California. Photogravure
from painting by C.D. Robinson showing early version of SF landmark and
adjoining seascape. 14" x 19" $100
California- Arrival of General Grant and Family at San Francisco 1879,
Leslies. Dual hand colored images depicting the interior of the Palace
Hotel in San Francisco. 16"x11" $60
California- The Arrival of General Grant and Suite at San Francisco,
September 20th. 1879, Leslies Dual hand colored images depicting the
arrival of General Grant. The top image shows the procession up
Montgomery Street and the lower shows the procession passing Baldwin's
Hotel. 16"x11" $70
Notable Features of the California Midwinter Fair 1894, Leslies Drawn
by EJMeeker and CE Tebbes A hand colored collage of images from the
Midwinter Fair showing the Liberal Arts Building, the Enterance to the
Fine Arts Building, The Hawaiian Building, The Old Mining Camp, The
Oriental Village and a full view of the Exhibition grounds. 16"x11" $60
County Map of California 1860 Hand Colored California state map with
insert showing "Great Salt Lake Country, Utah." Detailed floral border
C.1875 Hand colored lithograph of SAN MATEO, showing, "St. Matthews
Hall, Church & Rectory, San Mateo, California, Rev. A.L. Brewer,
Rector." Published in San Francisco by Moore & De Pue.
Total size with margins is 29 x 13-1/2 in.
1871 Hand colored wood engraving showing the "U.S. Mint, San Francisco,
Cal., -- N.W. Cor. Fifth and Mission Streets." The U.S. Mint survived
the devastating 1906 earthquake and still stands today. This engraving
is matted and ready for framing. Dimensions are of image inside mat.:
16 x 12 in. $150
1888 Double-page hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's
Weekly titled, "Underground Opium Den in San Francisco." Drawn by H.F.
Farny. Fine condition.
20 x 15 in. $170
1856 Rare hand colored lithograped "Preliminary Chart of Entrance To
San Francisco Bay, California which features an Inset Sub-Sketch of San
Francisco Bay on top right corner. This chart is a Survey of the Coast
of the United States.Keys and Sailing Directions are featured on bottom
40 x 26 in. $1,250
1892 Original wood engraving featured in Scientific American showing
shops and whipyard from Union Iron Works. Title of image is, "Shops and
Ship Yard of the Union Iron Works, San Francisco, Cal." Includes
article on the company's history.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $40
1855 Hand colored lithograph from the original U.S. Coast Survey by
A.D. Bache showing Sketch of South Farallon Island, Pacific Ocean. Map
shows topographical areas plus three views of the island. Very good
15-1/2 x 14-1/2 in. $225
1887 View of the Cliff House and Seal Rocks from Sutro Heights.
Beautiful wood engraved view from behind Sutro inside the Greek
Statuary Garden. Image titled, "The Cliff House and Sutro Park, San
Francisco, California." Drawn by Charles Graham. Fine condition.
16 x 11 in. $80
1873 First published view of Pacifica, California -- Hand colored wood
engraving from Picturesque America's page titled, On The Coast of
California, showing "Point San Pedro, near San Francisco."
12-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $30
1854 Hand colored copper engraved U.S. Coast Survey of Pulgas Base,
California, A.D. Bache, Superintendent. A sub-set inset on right of San
Francisco Bay. SHown on survey is also Embarcadero.
14 x 10 in. $60
1868 Wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing five views following
the 1868 earthquake, as well as the Fulton Ferry-Boat Collision.
SKetched by Stanley Fox.
15 x 10 in. $50
1883 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Theatrical Performances in
China-Town, San Francisco." Drawn by P. Frenzeny and featured in
16 x 11 in. $40
1880 Hand colored half-tone View looking toward the San Francisco Bay
from UC Berkeley Campus. In the distance is the coast of San Francisco
on the left and the Marin Headlands on the right.Image inside wide
15 x 10 in. $80
1882 Wood engraving titled, "California, -- The Crusade Against the
Chinese in San Francisco." From Sketches by Geo. F. Kelly and featured
in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Three images show a police
raid on a gambling den; a Chinese lady and child; and an encounter with
16 x 11 in. $60
1900 Hand colored half-tone titled, "The Bubonic Plague in San
Francisco," which shows Chinamen, confined within the Chinese Quarter,
cooking their meals.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60
1900 Collier's hand colored half-tone titled, "Fighting the Plague in
San Francisco." Image shows officers of the Health Board searching the
quarantined Chinese Quarter for cases of Bubonic Plague and preparing
for the inoculation of suspected persons.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60
1893 Half-tone and small wood engravings with text featured in Once A
Week titled, "Secret Meeting of Highbinders -- Selecting Members to
Execute Their Decree of Death."
16 x 11 in. $40
1900 Harper's Weekly half-tone with text titled, "The Chinese Tong Wars
in San Francisco," which show the headquarters of the Suey Tong in top
image and a leader of the Hop Tong in bottom image.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $40
1934 Chinese campaign "...should be re-elected -- believes in racial
equality," for re-election of Governor Merriman vs. Upton Sinclair
11 x 9 in. $45
1880 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Chinese in San
Francisco," featured in The Illustrated London News. Nine images in all
showing Chinese day to day life in San Francisco.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $80
Rare lithograph from The Illustrated Wasp in Sasn Francisco showing an
attempt to move Chinatown. Chinatown is depicted as a large elephant
holding a sachel filled with Chinamen as they also cling to the
elephant's back while property owners pull the elephant's trunk and the
Board of Health pulls the elephant's tail in a tug of war. Title of
image is, "A Moving Scene -- Not Seen To Move."
14 x 10 in. $120
1886 Rare Hand colored wood engraved German issue of Chinatown in San Francisco. Eight images in all.
14-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $80
1883 German issue wood engraving showing many scenes of the Chinese in
San Francisco, including one of Dupont Street which eventually became
Grant Street.Scenes include religious services, a butcher, and others.
13-1/2 x 9-1/4 in. $60
1880 Hand colored wood engraving showing anti-Chinese labor riots in
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Title of image is, "California --
The Chinese Agitation in San Francisco -- A Meeting of the Workingmen's
Party on the Sand Lots." From a sketch by H.A. Rodgers.
15-1/2 x 10 in. $80
1870 Hand colored wood engraving with text showing a Chinese street
scene in San Francisco. Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated
Newspaper. Image is clipped at the margins.
15 x 10 in. $40
1870 Wood engraving showing the Chinese in San Francisco giving an
offering to the deceased. Featured in Frank leslie's Illustrated
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40
1878 Hand colored wood engravings featured in Frank Leslie's
Illustrated Newspaper showing Chinese occupations in San Francisco.
Title of page is, "California -- Character Sketches in San Francisco --
Manners and Men in Chinatown." From sketches by Walter Yeager and H.
16 x 11 in. $60
1870 Hand colored wood engraving showing Chinese laborers preparing
food in San Francisco. Featured in Frank leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
and titled, "California -- Phases of Chinese Life and Labor in San
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60
1870 Hand colored wood engraving showing the arrival of Chinese to San
Francisco. Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60
1875 Wood engraving showing the interior of the Chinese Methodist
Chapel in San Francisco in top image with text about the Chapel
underneath image.Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
16 x 11 in. $40
German issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing General
Grant meeting the Chinese Ambassador in San Francisco in bottom image.
Hand colored wood engraving.
16 x 11 in. $60
1882 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "California -- The Chinese in San Francisco -- On the Way to a Festival."
15-1/2 x 10 in. $70
Morjon Brand Chinese Apples label for Connell Bros., Ltd., San Francisco, U.S.A.
11 x 9 in. $40
1894 - Scenes in San Francisco Bay, California. This hand colored
half-tone was featured in Harper's Weekly and is titled, "Around San
Francisco Bay," drawn by Charles Graham. Views of famous landmarks in
San Francisco are shown. This image is in excellent condition.
16 x 11 in. $60
1878 Chinese Quarter of San
Francisco - Hand colored wood engraving featured in Leslie's titled,
"California -- An Evening in the Chinese Quarter of San Francisco --
The Chinaman's Paradise, A Favorite Haunt of opium-Smokers on Kearney
Street." From sketches by H. Ogden and Walter Yeager.
15 x 11 in. $100