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Sacramento River Valley with map  

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Sacramento, San Joaquin, and Feather Rivers, California. Letter from The Secretary of War, transmitting, with a letter from the Chief of Engineers, Report of Examination of the Sacramento, San Joaquin, and Feather Rivers, California, and their Tributaries






97 pp. Folding map. (8vo) 22x13.5 cm (8¾x5¼"), period half morocco & marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt.

Report of continued significance in the long and contentious history of water rights in California. The map is: "Map of the Sacramento Valley from Chico Landing to Suisun Bay showing Plan of Improvement presented by Commission of Engineers of 1904 for the solution of the Flood Problem in this Valley." Scale 6 miles to an inch. It measures 59.3x38.5 cm.

Lot Amendments

Scuffing to spine with piece missing at spine head; 4" repaired stub tear to map, a sort tear at one fold; very good.

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