Lot 11: With Derby map of southern Central Valley Calif. 1852

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PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:16

Lot 11: Author: Derby, George H. Title: Report of The Secretary of War, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a report of the Tulare valley, made by Lieutenant Derby, August 24, 1852 Place Published: Washington Publisher: Date Published: 1852 Description: 17 pp. Folding lithographed map. (8vo) 21.5x13.5 cm (8?x5?"), modern gilt-lettered cloth, slipcase. Senate Ex. Doc. No. 110, 32d Congress, 1st Session.. First Edition. Early examination of the southern Central Valley of California, and the area of the southern mines. Map with one short, clean split at a crease, small marginal chip to lower left corner; else fine. Provenance: PBA 2/12/96, 3rd Larson Sale. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $300-500
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