Lot 170: Holt/Gibbes map of California & Nevada 1878

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Lot 170: 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: 1878 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 1878 version of Holt/Gibbes California and Nevada, with added features in the rapidly developing states, including numerous railroads. Light shelf wear to covers; the map in fine condition. Provenance: Ross Valley Book Company, 4/83. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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