Lot 197 of 235:
Color bird's-eye view of California  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$3,900
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Bird's Eye View of California: The Morning Call Premium Map
Author:
Morning Call
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Schmidt Label & Lith. Co.
Date:
c.1880
Description:

Color lithographed map. 52x72 cm (20½x28¼"), matted & framed  under plexiglass.

Marvelous view of a mountainous and topographically captivating view of California, with east at the top. The map was given with a paid yearly subscription of the Morning Call, $6.00 and with a paid yearly subscription of the Weekly Call, $1.25, with advertisements for the two periodicals in left and right corners.

Provenance: Jeffery Thomas, 9/99

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some restoration, not examined out of frame: very good.
 
Item number:
265794
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