First printing. The book begins with the author's arrival on a freighter in San Francisco in 1940 and with her returning to NY after the death of her father, an editor at the San Francisco Bulletin. This is an account of her impressions and experiences in the city she referred to a miniature jewel. Illustrated with drawings. Bibliography. 245 pp. Very good in red cloth, lacking the dustjacket (stamp on front endpaper.) .
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