Lot 197: Color bird's-eye view of California

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:49

Lot 197: Author: Morning Call Title: Bird's Eye View of California: The Morning Call Premium Map Place Published: San Francisco Publisher: Schmidt Label & Lith. Co. Date Published: c.1880 Description: Color lithographed map. 52x72 cm (20?x28 ?"), matted & framed under plexiglass. Marvelous view of a mountainous and topographically captivating view of California, with east at the top. The map was given with a paid yearly subscription of the Morning Call, $6.00 and with a paid yearly subscription of the Weekly Call, $1.25, with advertisements for the two periodicals in left and right corners. Some restoration, not examined out of frame: very good. Provenance: Jeffery Thomas, 9/99. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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