Lot 322 of 541:
Early listings of maps of California  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Two booklets listing maps, from the University of California Library and the California State Library
Author:
Place:
Berkeley & Sacramento
Publisher:
Date:
1887 & 1899
Description:

Includes:

  • 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.'"

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Very good condition.
 
Item number:
273387
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