Byways Around San Francisco Bay

Byways Around San Francisco Bay

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"[...]across the waters of the bay partly hidden by the blanket of fog rolling in from the ocean. Did you ever stand on the top of a high hill in the early morning, when the eastern sky is beginning to put on its morning robe of variegated colors, with all the blended shades of an artist's palette, and watch the town, nestling in the valley at your feet, wake up after its night of slumber? Here a chimney sends its spiral of blue smoke straight in air; then another, and another, like the smoke of Indian scouts signaling to their tribes. The lights in the windows go out, one by one; the sharp blast of a whistle cuts the air, the clang of a bell peals out, the rumble of a wagon is heard, and the street cars begin their clatter and clang. All this comes floating up to you on the still morning air, until an ever-increasing crescendo of sounds is borne in upon you, telling that the town has[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 2.29mm | 108.86g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150767127X
  • 9781507671276