THE COPPA MURALS; A Pageant of Bohemian Life in San Francisco at the Turn of the Century. Warren UNNA.
THE COPPA MURALS; A Pageant of Bohemian Life in San Francisco at the Turn of the Century
THE COPPA MURALS; A Pageant of Bohemian Life in San Francisco at the Turn of the Century
THE COPPA MURALS; A Pageant of Bohemian Life in San Francisco at the Turn of the Century
THE COPPA MURALS; A Pageant of Bohemian Life in San Francisco at the Turn of the Century

THE COPPA MURALS; A Pageant of Bohemian Life in San Francisco at the Turn of the Century

San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1952. First Edition. (7) 61 pages. First Edition. One of 350 copies printed by Adrian Wilson at the Sign of the Interplayers, San Francisco. Decorations by Mallette Dean. Paper is a Bruce Rogers all-rag made in 1925. Binding by Perry G. Davis. Original prospectus laid in. Also laid in is a copy of the Spring, 1972 edition of The Book Club of California's Quarterly Newsletter, containing an article by Albert Shumate, M.D. entitled "Coppa's Revisited", which includes two poems about Coppa's. Introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson. 9 3/4" x 8 3/4". Illustrated from eight (8) photographs made before the 1906 earthquake and fire, showing the interior of Original Coppa's Restaurant and its fabled murals. Oblong small quarto. Coppa's was a center of San Francisco's bohemian life of the time. It's customers included Porter Garnett, Gelett Burgess, George Sterling, Jack London, Xavier Martinez (Martinez contributed the unbroken line of prowling cats on the walls next to the ceiling), Maynard Dixon and many others. Cloth-backed illustrated boards, now in a custom, clear mylar protective jacket. A FINE copy. ALWAYS free shipping to any United States address. Item #1669

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