Lot 628: Passes of southern Sierra

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:56

Lot 628: Author: Williamson, Robert S.; Title: Map of Passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the Coast Range: from Explorations and Surveys Made Under the Direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War..; Place Published: Washington, D.C.; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1853; Description: Lithographed map. 77.5x51.1 cm (30½x20").Detailed map of the region centering on Tejon Pass, including the Tulare Valley, and the Kern and Buenavista Lakes. Walker's Pass, Hum-pah-map Pass, Tah-ee-chay-pay Pass, Tejon Pass, Arroyo de las Uvas, Arroyo de San Arminio, and Fremont's route through the region are located. A wagon road through Tejon Pass and a new pass leading to Los Angeles are also identified. From the quarto edition of the Pacific Railroad Reports, with folds. Condition: Darkened at central portion, a few short splits at fold intersections, a couple of marginal tears intruding just across neat line; good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $100-150
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