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Auction 88, Lot 111

"Preliminary Chart of Entrance to San Francisco Bay California", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: California

Period: 1856 (dated)


Color: Black & White

38 x 20 inches
96.5 x 50.8 cm
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Beautiful coastal chart of the San Francisco Bay covering the Marin Peninsula, San Francisco, Mission de Dolores, and the eastern coastline from just above Brookes Island to San Antonio Creek. Very early city plan of San Francisco. Inset Sub-Sketch of Entrance to San Francisco Bay. Sailing directions and soundings. Minor binding tear just entering border, expertly repaired. Very clean condition.


Condition: A

Estimate: $225 - $275

Sold for: $325

Closed on 10/2/1999