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San Francisco Then and Now (Then & Now)by Bill Yenne
Synopses & Reviews
The natives call it simply "the City." This is the story of the changing faceof San Francisco, and how it has become one of the most picturesque cities inthe world. Seventy modern color photographs are compared side-by-side with 70archival photographs from the 1850s to the 1950s.
Book News Annotation:
This coffee table book illustrates how the famous downtown, streets, and neighborhoods of San Francisco have changed physically over the last 150 years. The black and white photographs on the left-hand pages were taken between 1850 and 1960 while the color pictures of the same area on the right-hand pages were taken in 1998. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Celebrating America's favorite cityscapes, this series combines historic interest and contemporary beauty. Then and Now features fascinating archival photographs contrasted with specially commissioned, full-color images of the same scene today. These books offer a visual lesson in the historic changes of the nation's greatest urban landscapes and a captivating look at how time changes the world we live in.
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