Lot 322 of 541:
Early listings of maps of California  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
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Two booklets listing maps, from the University of California Library and the California State Library


Berkeley & Sacramento


1887 & 1899



  • Rowell, J.C. List of Printed Maps of California: [Supplement to th Report of the Secretary of the Board of Regents]. University of California, Library Bulletin No. 9. 33 pp. (Stain to top corners of front wrapper, some wear to lower corner.) Berkeley: 1887.
  • List of Printed Maps contained in the Map Department. California State Library November, 1899  - Special Bulletin No. 1. 43 pp. (Wrappers detached, rear chipped spine strip perished, inkstamp of University of California on p.21.) Sacramento: A. J. Johnston, Superintendent State Printing, 1899.

Together, 2 volumes. (8vo), original printed wrappers.

Early listings of maps of California - of the second, Warren Heckrotte notes, "This list of maps in the State Library contains maps from around the world, but the weight is on maps of North America and in particular California. In the introduction, the State Librarian, J. K. Gillis,  states 'Our chief aim has been to secure and preserve all the California county and sectional maps possible, together with such maps of other states and countries as are found necessary.'"

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Very good condition.

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