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Auction 100, Lot 170

"Map of the San Joaquin, Sacramento and Tulare Valleys State of California…", U.S. Army

Subject: California

Period: 1873 (dated)

Publication: Board of Commissioners on Irrigation

Color: Printed Color

24 x 34 inches
61 x 86.4 cm

An interesting map of the "waterways" of California from the vicinity of Bakersfield to Lassen's Peak. The mountainous area of the Sierra Nevada is clearly shown through brown hachuring on a beige background. Details include railroads, canals, and floodplains.


Condition: A

Issued folded and now backed with Japanese tissue and ready for framing. A little toning at folds, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/12/2002