Lot 111: 1867 Geological Survey Map of San Francisco Bay

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Lot 111: Author: California, State Geological Survey Title: Map of the Region Adjacent to the Bay of San Francisco. J.D. Whitney, State Geologist, W.H. Bewer, W.M. Gabb and A. R?mond, Assistants. C.F. Hoffmann, Topographer. The Coast, Rancho, Township and Section lines from material furnished by the U.S. Coast Survey and the U.S. Surveyor General's Office, the Topography chiefly from original Surveys by C.F. Hoffmann. Scale 2 miles to 1 inch Place Published: [Sacramento] Publisher: State of California Date Published: 1867 Description: Lithographed topographical map. Engraved by Julius Bien, New York. 113.7x83.5 cm. (44?x32?"), backed with linen & sectioned for folding, set loose in original cloth folder lettered in gilt, ribbon ties, 19x23 cm (7?x9"). Scarce and important map from 1867 detailing the physical land features of the San Francisco Bay, with the various marshes, swamps, landings, creeks and other aspects in and surrounding the Bay. Paper a little toned, some chipping and wear to margins, some folds tender, an old tape stain from repair; corners of case rubbed; very good. Provenance: PBA, 4/17/08. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $2500-3500
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