Lot 126: Rare folding map of Nevada 1862 full color

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Lot 126: Author: DeGroot, Henry Title: DeGroot's Map of Nevada Territory exhibiting a portion of southern Oregon and eastern California Place Published: San Francisco Publisher: Published by Warren Holt Date Published: 1863 [or 1862?] Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 90x69 cm (35?x27 ?") plus decorative border, folding into gilt-lettered cloth covers 16x10.5 cm (6 ?x4 ?"). With accompanying text, "Guide to Degroot's Map of Nevada Territory, Etc., Etc.," dated 1862. 10 pp. + 1 ad page. The first printed map devoted to Nevada, large and well executed, with full hand coloring. A few slight nicks or splits at folds; very good or better. Provenance: John Howell-Books, 8/80. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $8000-12000
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