Lot 155: Reduced version of Goddard's California map 1858

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:41

Lot 155: Author: Goddard, George H. Title: Britton & Rey's Reduced Map of the State of California 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: Date Published: 1858 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 45x33 cm (16x13 ?"), folding into cloth covers with large printed label on front cover, 11.3x8 cm (4?x3 ?"). Scarce little map of California as the 1850's waned. The map is lithographed in black and yellow, then colored by hand. Ownership signature of L.J. Williams on cover label. A little rubbing to cover label; map with a few crease tears 3" or less; very good. Provenance: John Howell-Books, 5/76. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $4000-6000
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