Auction 136, Lot 842

"The Maps of San Francisco Bay from the Spanish Discovery in 1769 to the American Occupation", Harlow, Neal

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1996 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
9 x 12 inches
22.9 x 30.5 cm

This is the 1996 Martino reprint of the scarce Book Club of California book, considered one of three great cartographic works issued by the club. The original was limited to 375 books and published in 1950 by the Grabhorn Press. Martino has limited this reprint to 300 copies. It is a fine compendium of rare maps of the Bay of San Francisco, with excellent facsimile reproductions, and scholarly descriptive and historical text. Contains 21 maps on 19 plates, one of which is fold-out. Red cloth with gilt tilting on spine.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/1/2011

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