Lot 151: Gibbes rare folding map of California 1852

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:40


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Lot 151: Author: Gibbes, Charles Drayton Title: A New Map of California by Charles Drayton Gibbes from his own and other Recent Surveys and Explorations, MDCCCLII Place Published: Stockton, CA & New York NY Publisher: C.D. Gibbes / Sherman & Smith Date Published: 1852 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 86x73 cm (33?x28?"), folding into gilt-lettered blindstamped cloth covers, 18x11 cm (7x4 ?"). Rare map of California, with large inset "Map of the United States of America, Mexico, Central America, Cuba &c" in upper right. Copyrighted and printed in New York. Tiny stain to covers; a few separations at folds, with some neatly repaired; very good or better.Provenance: John Howell-Books, 10/83. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $3000-5000
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