San Francisco (Hardcover)

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Gerald and Marc Hoberman have walked the streets and hills of San Francisco and taken to the air to seek out the vistas of a mystical urban kingdom bounded by bay and ocean, set apart by its vision and unique frame of mind. Their photographs of San Francisco's Golden Gate and Bay Bridges span the gulf between the myth and the reality of a city which was founded by Spaniards, put on the world map by a Gold Rush, shaken and burned by a mighty earthquake and conflagration, then built anew from the ashes. With precision, the Hobermans lenses encompass the skyscrapers of the Wall Street of the West and America's capitol of innovation. In neighborhoods like Chinatown, North Beach, and the Haight-Ashbury, the photographers have documented a cosmopolitan melting pot of ethnicity, lifestyles, and diverse philosophics. "San Francisco is produced to the highest standards, combining cutting-edge, state-of-the-art reproduction and printing technology with the timeless art of creating fine books that endure. San Francisco writers Maxine Cass and Fred Gebhart contributed their unique perspective with original text for each striking photograph. "San Francisco, the book and the city, can be savored time and time again by those who yearn to leave their hearts in San Francisco.


Publisher Perseus Distribution Services
Mfg Part# 9780972982207
SKU 33893697
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0972982205
Release Date 9/1/2003
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