SAN FRANCISCO THE IMPERISHABLE [caption title]. San Francisco, Cal. Published by Passenger Department, Southern Pacific Company, n.d. . Single sheet, 39.6x54.6 (approximately 15 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches), folded to make 16 pages. 2 illustrations, 1 map. First edition. A report on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and its aftermath, exhibiting the residents' "You-can't-down-me" confidence and determination to rebuild the city bigger and better, and the role played by the Southern Pacific Company during and after the disaster. The four-panel map on the recto is "Outline Map of San Francisco, Showing the Burned District, in Black, Comprising About One-Sixth of the Total Area of the City ..." The Verso is two panoramic views, "Panorama Photograph of San Francisco, Taken on the Morning of April 18th, 1906, from Nob Hill, a Short Time After the Fire Started, Showing Comparably Insignificant Damage Done by the Earthquake" and "Panorama Photograph of San Francisco, Taken April 22nd, 1906, from Aeroplane, Showing the Damage by Fire and How the Substantial Structures Withstood Both Earthquake and Fire." Rocq 12242. Paper tanned with some offsetting, a very good copy. (#167646).
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