Sanfan Shi Hua qiao shang wu biao : fu Wulun Dongwan hua qiao shang wu biao. [English title: San Francisco Chinese Directory: Including Oakland - East Bay Section.
[Chinese American / California].

Sanfan Shi Hua qiao shang wu biao : fu Wulun Dongwan hua qiao shang wu biao. [English title: San Francisco Chinese Directory: Including Oakland - East Bay Section.

Regular price $350.00 $0.00

San Francisco: Jimmy Lum Advertising Service, (1950). 11 x 8-1/2 inches. 107,[1]pp. Cream side-stapled wrappers printed in purple and pink, hole punched through head of spine for hanging. B&w illustrations for advertisements throughout, b&w two-page map of San Francisco's Chinatown. Text in English and Chinese. Wrappers worn and lightly soiled, with biopredation and some loss to edges and spine; approx. 1 cm sliver of marginal loss to fore-edge of about half the leaves due to biopredation. Good.

Scarce post-war directory of Chinese and Chinese Americans living in the immediate Bay Area, plus advertisements for a wide variety of businesses, including meat and poultry providers, jewelers, night clubs and restaurants, morticians, printers and publishers, and venetian blind suppliers. The majority of the directory is devoted to the San Francisco area, with only about 15 pages at the end for the East Bay section.

OCLC locates two holdings for this year, at the Bancroft and Stanford.


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