Lot 102: Map of San Francisco 1852 letter sheet

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:32


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Lot 102: Author: Britton & Rey Title: Map of San Francisco, Compiled from latest Surveys & containing all late extensions & Division of Wards Place Published: San Francisco Publisher: Britton & Rey Date Published: [c.1852] Description: Lithographed map on blue-gray wove paper. 21.5x26 cm (8?x10 ?"), on p.1 of what should be a 4-page lettersheet, but 1st leaf only is present. Map of the bustling, ever-growing city of San Francisco at the height of the Gold Rush, with a vignette of Parrott Block in lower right. Lightly wrinkled, two vertical creased; very good. Provenance: Sloan/Clifford auction 10/26/94. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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