Auction 96, Lot 156

"Geological Map of a Part of the State of California", Williamson, R. S. (Lt.)

Subject: California

Period: 1855 (circa)

Publication: Pacific Railroad Surveys

Color: Hand Color

16.1 x 22.2 inches
40.9 x 56.4 cm

The entire state is shown but only a portion is hand colored to reflect geological knowledge. These regions are color coded in accordance to a legend at the left side of the map. It is a nice early and colorful map of California with a fair amount of geographical detail provided.

References: Marcou & Marcou #678.

Condition: B

Crisply engraved lines. Folding and close trimmed at binders edge, as issued. A couple small spots and light toning along lower folds.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/12/2001