Auction 126, Lot 238

"Outline Map of Parts of Southern California & South-Western Nevada, Showing the Relative Areas of Drainage…", U.S. Army

Subject: Southwestern United States

Period: 1876 (dated)

Publication: Annual Report Upon the Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian

Color: Printed Color

Size:
19.3 x 14.5 inches
49 x 36.8 cm

This interesting map is separated into three regions; Coast Drainage, Great Valley Drainage, and the Interior Basin. Several railroads are shown including the Visalia Div. S.P.R.R., which runs down the Great Valley Drainage past Tulare Lake. The Southern Pacific RR is complete about half way to Yuma. The Old Salt Lake Road runs northwest out of Los Angeles through a tiny Las Vegas.

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Condition: B+

Issued folded, now flattened with the binding trim at lower right extended to better accommodate framing. There are a couple minor marginal tears, closed with archival tape and the folds have been reinforced with tissue on verso.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 12/3/2008

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