Taschen Books - San Francisco. Portrait of a City
Hardcover, 9.8 x 13.4 in., 8.75 lb, 480 pages.
Tony Bennett famously sang, “I left my heart in San Francisco,” and since the mid–nineteenth century this unique and lyrical Northern Californian City by the Bay has attracted artists, free spirits, dreamers, and entrepreneurs. Close to 500 pages of stunning images sourced from dozens of archives and collections depict the city from its early history to the present day.
Reuel Golden is the former editor of the British Journal of Photography and the Photography editor at TASCHEN. His TASCHEN titles include: Mick Rock: The Rise of David Bowie, both London and New York Portrait of a City books, The Rolling Stones, Her Majesty, Football in the 1970s, the National Geographic editions, the David Bailey SUMO and Andy Warhol. Polaroids.
Richie Unterberger is the author of numerous rock history books, including volumes on the Who, Bob Marley, and 1960s folk-rock. A San Francisco Bay resident for 35 years, he has contributed to numerous publications, including MOJO, Record Collector, and The Oxford American. He teaches courses at several Bay Area colleges, including the University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, and the University of California at Berkeley.