Lot 113: Color map of California & Nevada 1874

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Lot 113: Author: California, State Geological Survey Title: State Geological Survey of California J.D. Whitney, State Geologist. Map of California and Nevada Place Published: [Sacramento] Publisher: Date Published: 1874 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 29x29 cm (11?x11?"). Spectacular color map of California and Nevada, with much topographical detail. Folder with some wear, bubbling to cloth; paper of map crimped at some folds, blue color of Pacific browned along some folds; very good. Provenance: Burger, Los Angeles Book Fair, 2/84. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $500-800
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