Lot 112: Topographical map of California & Nevada 1873

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Lot 112: Author: California, State Geological Survey Title: State Geological Survey of California J.D. Whitney, State Geologist. Map of California and Nevada. Scale: Eighteen Miles to One Inch... Place Published: [Sacramento] Publisher: Date Published: 1873 Description: Color lithographed map. Lithographed by Julius Bien, New York. 104x86.5 cm (42x34"), backed with linen & sectioned for folding into original gilt-lettered cloth covers 27.2x19.2 cm (10?x7?"). First edition of this spectacular color map of California and Nevada, with much topographical detail, as well as cities, towns, roads, railroads, missions, and more. Lake Tahoe is called Lake Bigler. Some wear to covers particularly at spine and joints; map fine. Provenance: Frontier America, San Francisco Book Fair, 2/91. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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