Lot 163: Rare map of Stockton CA 1849

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Lot 163: Author: Hammond, Richard P. Title: City of Stockton [in upper margin]- Surveyed for the Proprietor Charles M. Weber by Richd. P. Hammond Bvt. Major 3d. Artillery June, 1849 Place Published: New York Publisher: Lith. of Wm. Endicott & Co. Date Published: 1849 Description: Lithographed map and plan. On the left side of the sheet is "Map of a Portion of the Valley of the San Joaquin including Stockton & its Environs"; to the right is the plan of Stockton. Both are enclosed in a single border, and measure 56.5x75.8 cm (22 ?x29?") plus wide margins; the map is approx. 54.4x23 cm, and the plan 56x51 cm. Rare plan of one of the leading towns of the California gold rush, the gateway to the middle mines. Some faint foxing, a short tear in lower margin; very good or better. Provenance: Argonaut, 2/9/98. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $4000-6000
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