Auction 133, Lot 213

"County Map of California", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: California

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 13.4 inches
26.9 x 34 cm

This handsome map of the young state of California features early county development. There are a few railroads in the mining district and several proposed railroads. The Wagon Road to Gt. Salt Lake heading toward Las Vegas is prominently depicted. The state borders Utah Territory, with a large inset map showing the settlement in the Great Salt Lake region. A smaller inset depicts San Francisco Bay and Vicinity.


Condition: A

Original color with minor chipping at paper edges, well away from the map.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/1/2010