Auction 116, Lot 891

"The Maps of San Francisco Bay from the Spanish Discovery in 1769 to the American Occupation", Harlow, Neal

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1996 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.3 x 12.3 inches
23.6 x 31.2 cm

This is the 1996 Martino reprint of the scarce Book Club of California book, considered one of three great cartographic works issued by the club. The original was limited to 375 books and printed by the Grabhorn Press. Martino has limited this reprint to 300 copies. It is a fine compendium of rare maps of the Bay of San Francisco, with excellent facsimile reproductions, and scholarly descriptive and historical text. Contains 21 maps on 19 plates, some fold-out. Red cloth with gilt tilting on spine.

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Condition: A+

New condition.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/20/2006

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