Auction 126, Lot 250

"Map of Public Surveys in California to Accompany Report of Surveyor Gen'l.", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: California

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Ex. Doc. No. 1, 2d. Sess., 36th Congress

Color: Printed Color

Size:
30 x 35.5 inches
76.2 x 90.2 cm

This large and detailed map delineates the progress of public surveys throughout the state. About one-third of the state, in the north and east, remains unsurveyed. A large inset lists 340 "Private Grants finally surveyed" plus three Indian Reservations (Nome Lackee, Nome Cult and Sebastian).

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Condition: B+

Attractive later color enhances the map. Much of the right margin has been replaced due to a binder's trim and the border is drawn in facsimile. The map is backed with tissue.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/3/2008

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