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Auction 92, Lot 158

"The Sacramento Valley from the American River to Butte Creek…", Derby, George Horatio (Lt)

Subject: California & Gold Rush

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication: Senate Doc 47, 31st Congress, 1st Sesson.

Color: Black & White

17.5 x 22.5 inches
44.5 x 57.2 cm

Map of major importance to the CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH. On a scale of 4 1/2 miles to the inch, it provides a detailed view of the region with numerous small towns, ranches, "Diggings", trails and roads. Interesting notations concerning grazing, road conditions, soil fertility, etc.

References: Wheat (Gold) #149.

Condition: A

Folding as issued, with a bit of light foxing. Overall very good condition.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/13/2000