Auction 122, Lot 261

"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

This lovely stone engraved map has floral borders. Interesting features include the Wagon Road to Gt. Salt Lake heading toward Las Vegas, built and proposed railroads, and much more. San Bernardino County extends from the coastal range to the border with Utah. There is 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

A nice example with original hand coloring. The margins have a little faint soil and one short tear on the right, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/5/2007

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