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Plan of Benicia CA 1852  

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Map of the City of Benicia Founded by Mariano G. Vallejo, Thomas O.Larkin & Robert Semple 1847 Surveyed and Drawn by Benjamin W. Barlow City & County Surveyor

Barlow, Benjaman W.

San Francisco

Steam Lith. Britton & Rey



Lithographed map. 56.5x84 cm (22¼x33"), mounted on linen backing.

Plan of the city on Benicia on the Carquinez Strait, which served as the state capital of California for nearly thirteen months from 1853 to 1854. Formerly in the Bancroft Library, with inkstamps on verso and a few discrete ones on recto; withdrawn stamp in upper margin.

Provenance: Vogel, Berkeley Paper Fair, 9/83

References: Reps, Making of Urban America, Fig. 185 reproduces this copy. In his Cities of the American West, Fig. 7.20 reproduces the first edition, New York, 1851.

Lot Amendments

Some creasing and small tears, a corner chip, about very good.

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