Lot 178: Jarves map of California Gold Region 1849

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:46

Lot 178: Author: Jarves, James Jackson Title: A Correct Map of the Bay of San Francisco and the Gold Region from actual Survey June 20th 1849 for J.J. Jarves. Embracing all the new Towns, Ranchos, Roads, Dry & Wet Diggings, with their several distances from each other Place Published: Boston Publisher: James Munroe & Co. Date Published: 1849 Description: Lithographed map. 36.5x30 cm (14?x11?"). Early map of the gold region encompassing the San Francisco Bay Area east to the Sierra Nevada and north to just above the Yuba River. Old folds, paper slightly toned, inkstamp "card catalogued" in lower margin; very good or better. Provenance: Essex Institute (by auction thru Ross Valley Book Company), 1/82. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $5000-8000
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