Lot 558: Map of Los Angeles City Oil Field

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:42

Lot 558: Author: Blackmar, Charles A.; Title: Map of Los Angeles City Oil Field, Los Angeles County, California... Issued by the Sate Mining Bureau...; Place Published: San Francisco; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: [c.1910?]; Description: Lithographed map, in black with title in red. 42x61 cm. (16½x24").Scarce and intriguing map of the many oil wells in the heart of Los Angeles, along with the tanks, pumping plants, and traps. OCLC/WorldCat lists seven copies, four in California libraries but only one south of Santa Cruz. Condition: A little edge creasing and a marginal tear; very good or better. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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