Lot 169: Holt/Gibbes map of California & Nevada 1873

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Lot 169: Author: Holt, Warren [publisher] Title: Map of the States of California and Nevada. Carefully Compiled from the Latest Authentic Sources. California by Charles Drayton Gibbes, C.E. Comprising Information obtained from the U.S. Coast and Land Surveys, State Geological Surveys, by Prof. J.G. Whitney; Railroad Surveys and the Results of the Explorations made by Brevet Lieut. Col. R.S. Williamson, U.S.A., Henry De Groot, C.D. Gibbes, and others Place Published: San Francisco Publisher: Published by Warren Holt Date Published: 1873 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored in outline. 93x77.5 cm (36?x30?"), folding into original gilt-lettered cloth covers 15.8x10.8 cm (6 ?x4 ?"). The 1873 version of Holt/Gibbes California and Nevada, with added features in the rapidly developing states, including numerous railroads. Folder split along spine; map with an 18" split at one fold, a few smaller ones, about very good, a significant map worthy of some restoration. Provenance: Sothebys NY, 4/28/82. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1500-2500
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