Books: Photography

A Pacific Legacy

A Pacific Legacy

A Century of Maritime Photography, 1850-1950

By Wayne Bonnett

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A wonderful collection of historical photos of boats and ships on the west coast.

Above San Francisco

Above San Francisco

A New Collection of Historical and Original Aerial Photographs

By Robert Cameron

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Fantastic aerial views of San Francisco and the surrounding area, by one of aerial photography's leading practitioners.

Al Zampa and the Bay Area Bridges

Al Zampa and the Bay Area Bridges

Images of America

By John V. Robinson

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Build Ships!

Build Ships!

San Francisco Bay Wartime Ship Building Photographs: 1940-1945

By Wayne Bonnett

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Wonderful photos of the shipyards througout the Bay Area (in Sausalito, Richmond, San Francisco, and elsewhere) that built ships during World War II.

Disaster By the Bay

Disaster By the Bay

The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906

By H Paul Jeffers

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Ferries on San Francisco Bay

Ferries on San Francisco Bay

Images of America series

By Paul C. Trimble

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Fog City

Fog City

Impressions of the San Francisco Bay Area in Fog

By Galen A. Rowell

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Fortress Alcatraz: Guardian of the Golden Gate

Fortress Alcatraz: Guardian of the Golden Gate

By John Arturo Martini

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A great history of Alcatraz, with many old photos and stories of the evolution of the island

Golden Memories of the San Francisco Bay Area

Golden Memories of the San Francisco Bay Area

By Steven Friedman

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Guardians of the Golden Gate

Guardians of the Golden Gate

Lighthouses and Lifeboat Stations of San Francisco Bay

By Ralph C. Shanks

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Hidden Treasures of San Francisco Bay

Hidden Treasures of San Francisco Bay

By Dennis E. Anderson

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High Steel

High Steel

Building the Bridges Across San Francisco Bay

By Richard Dillon

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Historic San Francisco

Historic San Francisco

A Concise History and Guide

By Rand Richards

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Marinship at War: Shipbuilding and Social Change in Wartime Sausalito

Marinship at War: Shipbuilding and Social Change in Wartime Sausalito

By Charles Wollenberg

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Of Wind, Fog and Sail

Of Wind, Fog and Sail

Sailing on San Francisco Bay

By Diane Beeston

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Robert Cameron

Robert Cameron's Alcatraz

By Robert W. Cameron

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Great pictures of Alctraz, both historic and relatively recent.

Sailing The Bay

Sailing The Bay

By Kimball Livingston

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San Francisco

San Francisco

Images of America

By Patricia Kennedy

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San Francisco

San Francisco

City by the Bay

By Morton Beebe

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San Francisco

San Francisco

Yerba Buena: From the Beginning to the Gold Rush 1769-1849

By Peter Browning

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San Francisco Bay

San Francisco Bay

A Pictorial Maritime History

By John Haskell Kemble

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San Francisco Bay

San Francisco Bay

Portrait of an Estuary

By John Hart

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San Francisco Bayview Hunters Point

San Francisco Bayview Hunters Point

Images of America

By Tricia O'Brien

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San Francisco from the Air

San Francisco from the Air

By Neil Sutherland

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San Francisco Then & Now

San Francisco Then & Now

By Bill Yenne

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San Francisco

San Francisco's Aquatic Park

Images of America

By Bill Pickelhaupt

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San Francisco

San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf

Images of America

By Alessandro, Jr. Baccari

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San Francisco

San Francisco's Midwinter Exposition

Images of America

By William Lipsky

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San Francisco

San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Images of America

By William Lipsky

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San Francisco

San Francisco's Presidio

Images of America

By Robert W. Bowen

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Sausalito

Sausalito

Images of America

By The Sausalito Historical Society

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Full of fantastic historical photos and a bit of interesting text. If you're interested in Sausalito history, you've got to have this book. The paperback format makes this book less stunning than Sausalito: Moments in Time, but it has even more photos.

Sausalito: Moments in Time

Sausalito: Moments in Time

A Pictorial History of Sausalito's First One Hundred Years: 1850-1950

By Jack Tracy

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A wonderful book that includes hundreds of high-quality photos of Sausalito in its early years, as well as detailed and highly readable text.

The Bay Bridge

The Bay Bridge

Images of America

By Paul C. Trimble

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