Lot 87 of 168:
Rare pictorial map of Oakland and S.F. Bay  

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Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
San Francisco Bay. (with) part of San Francisco and Oakland

Author:
Lundy, Fred

Place:
Oakland, CA

Publisher:
Tribune Publishing Co.

Date:
1934

Description:

Pictorial bird's-eye map. 23.6x33.5 cm (9¼x33¼").

A reduced contemporary photographic copy of the original map, which OCLC lists only as an internet resource at Stanford University, the dimensions given as 56x76 cm. The map focuses primarily on the East Bay, at the bottom, with humorous depictions of various historical events and locales, such as "Site of bull ring where bull fights were held every Sunday up to 1854" and Oakland's first rum mill, started in 1852. At the top is a slice of San Francisco. A legend at lower right reads "This pictorial chart was drawn by Fred Lundy with the helpful assistance of Frank Kester, who furnished the historical data depicted hereon. The two culprits disclaim any responsibility for arguments that might arise over the accuracy of the facts set forth."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some yellowing, pinholes in corners; very good


 
Item number:
308480
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