Auction 91, Lot 152

"City of San Francisco and its Vicinity, California",

Subject: California

Period: 1853 (published)

Publication: Coast Surveys

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.8 x 25.3 inches
45.2 x 64.3 cm

The chart stretches from North Point to Mission de Delores and Pt. San Quentin. Streets are clearly laid out and named, Contour lines at 20 ft. intervals show elevation. Extant buildings are shown in black along the streets. Nine public buildings and 13 reservoirs are indicated by numbers keyed to an inset. It is in remarkably good condition, clean and bright with only a bit of foxing in margin. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue to strengthen the typically thin paper.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/14/2000

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