Auction 113, Lot 226

"County Map of California", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: California

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.6 x 13.2 inches
26.9 x 33.5 cm

Lovely stone engraved map with floral borders. Shows the Wagon Road to Gt. Salt Lake heading toward Las Vegas, built and proposed railroads, and much more. San Bernardino is a huge county that extends from the coastal range to the border with Utah. Features a small inset of San Francisco Bay and Vicinity, and a huge inset where Nevada normally resides, titled "Map of the Settlements in the Great Salt Lake Country, Utah."

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Condition: A

Very nice example with strong impression and nice hand coloring. A little marginal toning and surface soiling. Map near fine.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/7/2005

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