Lot 100 of 235:
Rare map of Humboldt County Nevada  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,080
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Map of Humboldt County [Nevada] Compiled by W.E. Bowen, County Surveyor, From Maps and Field Notes now on File in State Land Office, At Carson
Author:
Bowen, W. E.
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
Rand, McNally & Co. Engravers
Date:
1889
Description:

Lithographed map, printed in black and red. 95x90 cm (37½x35½"), folding into stiff paper printed wrappers 18x14 cm (7x5½").

Scarce map of this sparsely-populated region in Northern Nevada. As Warren Heckrotte notes, "The few towns in this region are along the Central Pacific Railroad line. The surveyed sections are shown. Some sections are shown in red, possibly signifying occupancy." OCLC/WorldCat lists only one copy, at Yale.

Provenance: Wackenrueder, San Francisco Book Fair, 1/94

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Folder browned with a few short tears; map fine.
 
Item number:
267363
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