Lot 96 of 235:
Rare little "Cabinet Map" of California 1868  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Cabinet Map of California & Nevada (wrapper title)

Author:
Blanchard, Rufus

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
Rufus Blanchard

Date:
[1868]

Description:

Lithographed map, hand-colored. 27.5x27 cm (10¾x10½"), folding into stiff orange paper wrappers lettered in black, advertisement for Blanchard's Cabinet Map of the United States on inside of front cover.

Rare little map of California and Nevada during boom times in the Silver State, and ongoing development in California financed in large part by the mineral wealth of Nevada. The few rail lines are shown, and those proposed, the connection to the East not quite accomplished. Lake Tahoe is called Lake Bigler. Warren Heckrotte notes that "This map is an excerpt of his [Blanchard's] Cabinet Map. I have a copy of the Cabinet Map of the United States. The map of the United States is essentially a copy of the General Land Office's Map of the United States. This map of California and Nevada shows very few details except for locations of various mineral resources and the land that has been surveyed by the General Land Office." OCLC/WorldCat does not locate any copies of this map.

Provenance: K. Harrison, 2/95


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Front wrapper neatly detached, as if cut; faintly darkened stretch along centerfold; very good.


 
Item number:
265094
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