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Auction 90, Lot 105

"Preliminary Chart of the Entrance to San Francisco Bay",

Subject: California

Period: 1856 (dated)

Publication: Annual Report of the Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey

Color: Black & White

37 x 20 inches
94 x 50.8 cm

Shows the San Francisco peninsula as far south as Pt. Avisadero with a detailed plan of the city. It also depicts Marin County as far north as Ballenas Bay. On the east side, what will become Oakland is noted and shown with topographic detail. Some minor toning along folds with some intersections reinforced with archival tape. 5" binding tear also repaired with archival tape. A desirable large chart of the area.


Condition: A

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/15/2000