Lot 96: Rare little "Cabinet Map" of California 1868

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:31

Lot 96: Author: Blanchard, Rufus Title: Cabinet Map of California & Nevada (wrapper title) Place Published: Chicago Publisher: Rufus Blanchard Date Published: [1868] Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 27.5x27 cm (10?x10?"), folding into stiff orange paper wrappers lettered in black, advertisement for Blanchard's Cabinet Map of the United States on inside of front cover. Rare little map of California and Nevada during boom times in the Silver State, and ongoing development in California financed in large part by the mineral wealth of Nevada. Front wrapper neatly detached, as if cut; faintly darkened stretch along centerfold; very good. Provenance: K. Harrison, 2/95. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $500-800
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