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Lot 0346
Heading: (California - Santa Clara County)
Author: Eysen, Edward
Title: Plat of the Property of the Quicksilver Mining Co. New Almaden, Cal. Containing 8580 acres
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher:Sunlight Printing
Date Published: c.1880

Blue print map. 28x48 cm (11x19").

Rare map of the New Almaden quicksilver mine in the Capitancillas range in Santa Clara County, California, where quicksilver was produced beginning in 1846, making it California's first mining operation. OCLC/WorldCat locates one copy of this map, at the University of California Berkeley, and lists another copy but does not offer a location.


Some restoration/repair on verso; very good.

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Rare map of New Almedan Quicksilver Mine c.1880

Estimate $500 - $800Feb 21, 2019
San Francisco, CA, USA