Lot 11 of 413:
Thompson & West Atlas of Solano County Cal. 1878  

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Title:
Historical Atlas Map of Solano County, California

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Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Thompson & West

Date:
1878

Description:

68 pp. Lithographed title-page; 13 hand-colored lithographed map sheets, 8 of them double-page; 17 lithographed plates, 3 of them double-page, most with multiple images. 44.5x38.5 cm (17½x15¼"), original cloth lettered in gilt, new leather spine & corners. First Edition.

Rare atlas of Solano County, northeast of San Francisco, with maps and views, and historical text, and business directories of the cities and towns. OCLC/WorldCat lists only seven copies in institutional libraries; only one copy has sold at auction since at least 1975, according to both American Book Prices Current and Rare Book Hub, at PBA Galleries in 2013 (for $2,500 hammer).


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Condition:
Some staining and rubbing to covers, a few maps and plates with short tears, an edge chip or two; very good.


 
Item number:
318720
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