Lot 177: Author: Jackson, William A. Title: Map of the Mining District of California by Wm. A. Jackson Place Published: New-York Publisher: Lambert & Lane Date Published: 1851 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 52.8x43.5 cm (20?x17 ?") plus decorative border, folding into original blindstamped cloth covers lettered in gilt on front cover, with 16 pp. text "Appendix to Jackson's Map of the Mining District of California, bringing down all the Discoveries since 1849..." Second Edition of map and appendix. The striking, brightly colored second edition of Jackson's important and influential map of the mineral regions of California, expanding upon the important and influential, but rather plain, first edition of the preceding year. Folder neatly split along spine, a bit of extremity wear; some light foxing to text; map fine or nearly so, bright and attractive. Provenance: John Howell-Books, 1/79.
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