Auction 111, Lot 192

"The Sacramento Valley from the American River to Butte Creek…", Derby, George Horatio (Lt)

Subject: California

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication: Senate Doc. 47, 31st Congress, 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.5 x 22.5 inches
44.5 x 57.2 cm

Map of major importance to the California Gold Rush. On a scale of 4-1/2 miles to the inch, it provides a detailed view of the region with numerous small towns, ranches, Diggings, trails and roads. Shows Sacramento, American River, numerous gold diggings including Mormon and Dry. Interesting notations concerning grazing, road conditions, soil fertility, etc.

References: Wheat (Gold) #149.

Condition: B

Issued folding, now pressed and backed with archival tissue. A little light toning or foxing. A lovely impression with original margins.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/8/2005

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