Sunset’s 1906 Emergency Edition
Unable to print a full magazine after the fire, Sunset editors and publishers published a special 8-page message. Download a reprint here.
In a greeting from the publishers, the magazine wrote:
“To all Sunset’s Friends, Patrons, and Subscribers, — Greeting: This is to announce that by reason of the recent destruction by fire of the Sunset Magazine offices on April 18th, this Emergency Edition will be the only issue of the magazine for the month of May.
… At the time of the fire the May issue was on the presses. Everything was destroyed except the mailing list, a few manuscripts and contract records. The priceless stock of drawing, photographs and engravings was burned …