Lot 347 of 541:
Guide to San Francisco Railways 1894  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Official Guide and Maps of San Francisco Street Railways...
Author:
Richards, George E.
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Geo. E. Richards
Date:
1894
Description:

140 pp. With numerous full-page street maps; large folding map attached to rear pastedown. (12mo) 15.3x9.3 cm (6x3¾"), red buckram.

Schedules and maps for 48 street railway lines, making up five street car systems: Market Street Railway System (the largest); California Street Railway System; San Francisco & San Mateo Railway System; Sutter Street Railway System; Presidio and Ferries Railway System. Most of lines are electric; a number are cable cars; and four are horse car lines. The lines cover the settled parts of the city. There are two inserted supplements on pink paper. The large map at rear, printed in blue, is "Britton & Rey's Map of the City of San Francisco compiled from the latest Official Data. For Richardson's Street Railway Guide..." It measures 49.5x60.5 cm.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Margins a little browned and brittle, one leaf with archival tape repair in margin; map with two left panels darkened; very good.
 
Item number:
273207
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