Auction 101, Lot 152

"City of San Francisco and its Vicinity California", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: San Francisco, California

Period: 1853 (dated)

Publication: Coast Surveys

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.8 x 25.1 inches
45.2 x 63.8 cm

The chart stretches from North Point to Mission de Delores and Pt. San Quentin. Streets are clearly laid out and named with terrific detail down to individual buildings. Detailed contour lines at 20 ft. intervals show elevation. Extant buildings are shown in black along the streets in both San Francisco and Mission de Dolores, which are connected by a 'plank road'. Sixteen public buildings and 15 reservoirs are indicated by numbers keyed to an inset.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now backed with archival tissue. Soft crease along one fold and very light toning, still very good.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/4/2002

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