Lot 215: Schofield's rare map of Calif. & So. Oregon gold fields 1851

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2015-11-19 15:16:52


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Lot 215: Author: Scholfield, Nathan Title: Map of Southern Oregon and Northern California Compiled From the best Authorities, and from personal surveys and explorations, exhibiting a reliable view of the rich Gold Region of the North, as well as the mineral region of middle California Embracing also a corrected chart of the coast from San Francisco bay, to the Columbia River agreably [sic] to the late United States Coast Survey Place Published: San Francisco Publisher: Marvin & Hitchcock Date Published: 1851 Description: Lithographed map. Lith. by J.W. Hartman. 57.7x43.4 cm (23?x17"). Rare map of northern California and much of present Oregon. OCLC/WorldCat locates only four copies of the map, at the University of California Santa Cruz, the Oregon Historical Society, Yale University, and the Huntington Library. Moderate browning to the paper, a bit of foxing, four waterstains, two of them in the Pacific Ocean on the left, two of them in areas of little detail on the right, none affecting the most important areas of the map details. Very good. Provenance: Alta California Books, 1/67. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $10000-15000
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