Lot 154: 3rd ed. of Goddard map of California 1860

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Lot 154: Author: Goddard, George H. Title: [3d. Edn. of] Britton & Rey's Map of the State of California, Issued after the Adjournment of the Legislature of 1860. Compiled from the U.S. Land & Coast Surveys, the several Military, Scientific & Rail Road Explorations, the State & County Boundary Surveys made under the Order of the Surveyor General of California, & from Private Surveys Place Published: San Francisco Publisher: Lithy. of Britton & Rey Date Published: 1860 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. Lithographed by Britton & Rey. 76.6x63 cm (30 ?x24?"), originally dissected and mounted on linen, now removed and laid down on rice paper with pieces fitted together. Third edition, second state. Originally very worn; with removal from linen and cleaning it is now quite bright. However there are numerous missing pieces, particularly around border, and at some of old fold intersections. "3rd Edn of" is mostly missing. Thus very good. Provenance: K. Harrison, 12/93. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1500-2500
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