Lot 50: Mariposas Estate 1868 with Map

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Lot 50: (Mariposa Estate) Author: [Stillwell, Benjamin Marshal] Title: The Mariposa Estate: Its Past, Present and Future. Comprising the Official Report of J. Ross Browne (U.S. commissioner) upon its Mineral Resources, transmitted to Congress on the 5th of March, 1868 by the Hon Hugh McCulloch, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, and other documents; with a review of the causes which led to the late failure of the Mariposa Company and the transfer of the estate to the trustees... Place Published: New York Publisher: Russells' American Steam Printing House Date Published: 1868 Description: 62 pp. Large folding color lithographed map of the estate as frontispiece. (8vo) 22.2x13 cm. 8?x5 ?"), original gilt-lettered cloth. First Edition. Bookplate of Roger K. Larson. Spine ends chipped, corners showing; faint offsetting to map; very good. Provenance: PBA, 4/26/97. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1200-1800
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