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War Department Railroad Survey, Geological Map of a Part of the State of California Explored in 1853 by Lieut. R. S. Williamson

Auction:
2900T
Lot:
1201
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

War Department Railroad Survey, Geological Map of a Part of the State of California Explored in 1853 by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Savony, Major & Knapp, New York, Lithographers, c. 1855, lithographed and hand-colored, with major points, bodies of water, and areas of note indicated, hand-coloring with key to indicate geological findings of William Blake, Geologist of the Expedition, 22 x 16 in. (image), (creasing to lower left, evidence of folds, discoloration to margins).
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

William Blake, Geologic map, Geologist, Knapp

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