PBA Galleries presents: Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages (235 Lots)

Auctioneer


PBA Galleries

Location


PBA Galleries 1233 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94109 USA

Sale Date


Thu, Dec 3, 2015 11:00 AM

Two hundred and thirty-five select maps and books on the cartography of California, the rush for gold, the surveying of the states and territories adjacent, the sea and land tracks to the Golden State, and more. This portion of the Heckrotte Collection is particularly rich in rare pocket maps – of the California gold region, the city of San Francisco, the western territories, the lands to the south – plus large folding maps, scarce separate issues, and other rarities. The books include first-han


Lot 1: Abert in Comanche country with map 1846


Lot 2: Abert explores New Mexico with map 1848


Lot 3: Bryant in California 5th ed. with maps


Lot 4: Butterfield's US & Mexico with map 1860


Lot 5: Report on California with maps 1850


Lot 6: Capron's California with map 1854


Lot 7: Central Pacific RR pamphlet with map 1866


Lot 8: Road across the Sierra Nevada 1855


Lot 9: De Smet's Oregon Missions in French


Lot 10: Derby maps Colorado River 1852


Lot 11: With Derby map of southern Central Valley Calif. 1852


Lot 12: Duflot de Mofras 2 volumes + atlas inscribed


Lot 13: Dutton's Grand Canyon with Atlas


Lot 14: Colonial History of San Francisco 1866


Lot 15: 3 Wm. Eddy documents, 1 signed


Lot 16: Fine copy of Emory with map


Lot 17: Emory's Boundary Report with colored Geologic Map


Lot 18: Ferry's Nouvelle Californie 1850 with maps


Lot 19: History of Upper & Lower California by Forbes


Lot 20: Franchere to Northwest Coast 1811-1814


Lot 21: Fr?mont's 1842 expedition in wrappers


Lot 22: Fremont's Exploring Expedition with large map


Lot 23: German edition of Fr?mont 1848 with map


Lot 24: Fr?mont's Geographical Memoir with map 1848


Lot 25: Scenes de la Vie Californienne 1859


Lot 26: Josiah Gregg Commerce of the Prairies 1844


Lot 27: Heap's Central Route to Paciific with rare map 1854


Lot 28: Dragoon Campaigns to the Rocky Mountains 1836


Lot 29: Hinton's Arizona Handbook with large map 1878


Lot 30: Resources of Vallejo CA with 2 maps 1869