Lot 91 of 235:
Bancroft's Pacific States on 4 sheets 1867  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$2,400
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
Bancroft's Map of the Pacific States Compiled by Wm. Henry Knight
Author:
Bancroft, Hubert Howe
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
H.H. Bancroft & Company
Date:
1867
Description:

Lithographed map on four sheets. Each sheet approx. 71.5x57 (28¼x22½") plus floral decorative border and margins.

Large and significant map of the Pacific slope. Includes all of the states of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, most of Montana, leaving out some of eastern part, and most of Arizona, leaving out area south of Tucson; and part of Canada. Projection appears to be simple conic. This was first issued in 1863.

Provenance: W. Hammon, 12/71

References: W-TW 1164; Bancroft Check List #131.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Minor soiling, some toning (not uniform to all sheets), southwest sheet with stain to upper right corner, slight chip to upper left corner but only in margin; about very good.
 
Item number:
265124
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