Lot 152: Gibbes map of the Gold Region 1851

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Lot 152: Author: Gibbes, Charles Drayton Title: A New Map of the Gold Region in California by Charles Drayton Gibbes. From his own and other Recent Surveys & Explorations Place Published: New York Publisher: Sherman & Smith Date Published: 1851 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. Accompanied by 16 pp. text. 71x49 cm (28x19 ?"), folding into blindstamped cloth covers lettered in gilt, 14.4x9.4 cm (5?x3?"). Striking, very brightly colored map of much of California. Folder with chip to spine head; map is fine or nearly so, just a touch of darkening along some of the folds, coloring spectacular. Provenance: Dawson's, 2/70. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $10000-15000
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