Lot 71 of 576:
San Francisco Block Book c.1900  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$840
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Block book for the South of Market district of San Francisco (i.e. the "One Hundred Vara Survey"), including South Beach and the railroad yard, showing the ownership of properties
Author:
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Date:
c.1900
Description:

[2], 86-178 pp. Block maps throughout; index map at the beginning. No title page. 33.5x24 cm (13¼x9½"), rebound in modern leather, with the red leather from the original covers laid on front and rear, lettered in gilt "100 Varas - South Beach."

Revealing block book listing the ownership of countless properties in San Francisco's SOMA district. There are ownership signatures of George P. Lovejoy, apparently a real estate agent of sorts, and within are extensive pencil notations listing ownership changes, prices, etc. Bounded by Market Street in the north, San Francisco Bay on the east, Yuma in the south (about eight blocks south of King St.), and Ninth Street in the west.

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Condition:
Very good condition.
 
Item number:
269763
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