Lot 185: Italian map of U.S. West with gold region 1851

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Lot 185: Author: Marzolla, B[enedetto] Title: Nuova California (Stati Uniti dell'America Settentrionale) Place Published: [Naples] Publisher: Date Published: 1851 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored in outline, gold region colored in wash. Inset of the Monterey and San Francisco Bay areas. 36x50.3 cm. (14 ?x19?"), plus columns of text at left and bottom. Rare map of the Western United States, focusing on California and the California Gold Region, which is colored in golden yellow. Some light foxing mostly in margins or on surrounding text; very good. Provenance: Suarez, 2/85. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1500-2500
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