Lot 306 of 541:
Knights Templar with map of San Francisco 1883  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$204
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
Pacific Coast Guide and Programme of the Knights Templar Triennial Conclave at San Francisco, August, 1883, as prepared by the Triennial Committee

Author:
Hoitt, Ira G.

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Compiled and Published by Ira G. Hoitt

Date:
[1883]

Description:

230 pp. Illustrated with wood engravings, including illustrated advertisements; folding map of San Francisco. (12mo)17.2x11.5 cm (6¾x4¾"), cloth pictorially stamped & lettered in gilt, all edges gilt.

The map is "Bancroft's Official Guide Map of City and County of San Francisco, Compiled from Official Maps in Surveyor's Office. Published by A.L.Bancroft & Co." It measures 39x51.5 cm (15¼x20¼"). Route of Grand K.T. procession marked in red. Locations of buildings listed by number in bottom margin, also printed in red. Inset map of surrounding country. On p 110 is a "Map Showing route of South Pacific Coast Railroad San Jose, Big Trees and Santa Cruz." Warren Heckrotte comments that "The folding map is Bancroft's standard folding map of the City, but truncated in west and south, thus concentrating on settled part of City and with the addition of the route of march and the identification of buildings." Rocq 9831.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Offset to endpapers, else fine or nearly so.


 
Item number:
273215
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