Lot 140: Rare railroad broadside with map

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2015-11-19 15:16:38

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Lot 140: Author: Elliott, S.G. Title: Map of Central California Showing the different Railroad Lines Completed & Projected. Compiled by S. G. Elliott, C.E. 1860. Published by W.W. Welch, Nevada Place Published: Nevada [City, CA] Publisher: W.W. Welch Date Published: 1860 Description: Lithographed broadside with maps, views, tables and elevations. Lithographed by Britton & Co., San Francisco. Overall 72.5x58.5 cm (28?x23"). Rare broadside with maps, views, and much statistical information on the gold region from Calaveras to Plumas counties. Very rare - OCLC/WorldCat locates only two copies, at the California State Library and the University of California, Berkeley. Paper toned, a few marginal tears to or over the neat line have been repaired on verso; very good. Provenance: Newall Snyder, 2/10. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $4000-6000
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