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San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneThu, Jan 28, 2016 7:00 PM GMT

Americana-Travel-Cartography-Directories

Over 700 lots of rare, unusual, significant, and often captivating items ranging from important historical works to scarce ephemeral and manuscript items, with photographs, maps, and more. The Americana section includes material relating to Aviation, the American Civil War, California, Colorado, Hawaii, the Panama Canal, and many others. There are some eighty directories of U.S. states and cities, many quite scarce. Rare African-American and Asian-American history and culture spans early manuscripts to modern pop culture. Travels of the world abound, with many on the Middle East and Central Asia. And there are maps of Europe, Asia, the Americas and beyond, by Ortelius, Hondius, Blaeu, Bowen and other leading cartographers.