Lot 87 of 455:
Rare map of Sacramento & San Joaquin Rivers  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$420
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Map of Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers Showing Tracts and Steamer Landings
Author:
Rideout, Capt. Eugene P.
Place:
No place
Publisher:
Date:
No date [c.1900?]
Description:

Blue line map. 90.5x46 cm (35½x18").

Rare map of the two rivers that have long been vital to agriculture and transportation in California, stretching from south of Stockton to Red Bluff in the north, with the northern portion of the Sacramento river an inset. The many landings and ownership of tracts are named, a interesting and informative feature. There is a price at lower left of $1.50, indicating this well-drawn but rather crudely printed map was for commercial sale. No copies are listed in OCLC/WorldCat.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Staining to lower left portion, a few darkened patches, modern linen backing effecting a few repairs; good to very good.
 
Item number:
305304
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