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Lot 0111
  • Title: San Francisco. Scarce 1881 atlas map of San Francisco divided by wards
  • Map maker: O.W. Gray & Son, The National Atlas
  • Place and Year: Philadelphia, 1881
  • Dimensions: 38 x 30.5 cm (15 x 12 in)
  • Technique: Wax engraving
  • Coloring: Hand-colored
  • Condition Rating: VG

    Detailed map of San Francisco extending from Presidio Reservation to Visitation Valley. It is hand colored by wards and shows streets, docks, wharfs, railroad lines, street car lines, parks and many other details. Many interesting early landmarks are depicted, including the Ocean House Toll Road, Bay View Race Course, Industrial School, and more. This is the earliest full-page map of the city of San Francisco to appear in a commercial atlas, one of the few examples we have seen on the market in the past 10 years.

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $25.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from California.

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  • Condition

    VG. Some minor foxing.

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    Gray & Son: Antique Map of San Francisco, 1881

    Estimate $220 - $250Nov 15, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert