Notes: The March 1938 edition of this phone book listing of about 2000 Chinese residents and businesses on the Chinatown telephone exchange in San Francisco. Beginning in 1909, Cantonese-speaking operators served Chinatown and their office became a regular tourist attraction (accounting for the relatively large number of these Chinese-language phone directories in circulation).
34 pages. Text entirely in Chinese except for the cover.
Edition + Condition: Very good in printed wrappers. With an English-language pamphlet (4 pages) about the Chinese phone service stapled to the inside rear cover.
Publication: San Francisco: Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1938.
Item No: #307898