Auction 96, Lot 157

"Map of the San Joaquin, Sacramento and Tulare Valleys State of California…", U.S. Army

Subject: California

Period: 1873 (dated)

Publication: Board of Commissioners on Irrigation

Color: Printed Color

24 x 34 inches
61 x 86.4 cm

A large and interesting map of the "waterways" of California from the vicinity of Bakersfield to Lassen's Peak. The mountainous area of the Sierra Nevadas is made very clear by the brown hatching on a beige background. Details include railroads, canals, and floodplains.


Condition: A

Attractive color. Issued folded and now back with Japanese tissue. Faint toning of folds, but overall very good.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2001