Auction 139, Lot 795

"The Maps of San Francisco Bay…", Harlow, Neal

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1950 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9.3 x 12.8 inches
23.6 x 32.5 cm

This is the scarce, original, Book Club of California (Grabhorn Press) edition of Harlow's Maps of San Francisco Bay, of which only 375 copies were made. 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 39 maps with detailed explanations. Hardbound, quarter calf with patterned paper boards and gilt title on spine.


Condition: B+

Pages and maps are tight and clean. Covers are slightly worn and bumped, with a small chip at the bottom of the spine and faint damp stains on covers.

Estimate: $500 - $600


Closed on 2/15/2012