Catalog Archive
Auction 133, Lot 214

"State of California", General Land Office

Subject: California

Period: 1876 (dated)


Color: Black & White

30.4 x 33.9 inches
77.2 x 86.1 cm
Download High Resolution Image
(or just click on image to launch the Zoom viewer)

This large and detailed map of the state is printed on two sheets. It shows in great detail the extent of public surveys as well as the hydrology and topography. It also delineates Indian reservations, military reservations, boundary of Land Districts, Railroad Limits and Private Grants. Completed and proposed railroads are also delineated and named. At upper right the large List of Surveyed Private Grants lists 541 grants by name.


Condition: B+

A very nice example in much better condition than normally seen. Paper is clean and bright with full margins. A few areas of light staining or toning.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/1/2010