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Auction 94, Lot 135

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

Subject: California

Period: 1856 (dated)


Color: Black & White

38.7 x 20 inches
98.3 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.


Condition: B

Remargined at binding side with neatline replaced, and backed with archival tissue repairing a binding tear entering the text at left.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/7/2001