Online

05-27-2015 06-07-2015
Skinner Website
Skinner Website Online
2819T Boston
May 27, 2015 12:00 PM - June 7, 2015 04:00 PMCalender
265

California, Gold Rush. Robert H. Ellis (fl. circa 1850) Map of the Gold Region of California.

$1,476$1,200
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

California, Gold Rush. Robert H. Ellis (fl. circa 1850) Map of the Gold Region of California. New York: George F. Nesbitt, 1850.
Lithographic map on paper, with an inset of the Exchange buildings in San Francisco, a reprint, with updates but no credits, of William A. Jackson's Map of the Mining District of California, of the same year; encapsulated in archival film, without adhesion to the piece, evenly toned, some large spots, repaired along folds with adhesive tape to verso with attendant discoloration, chip at top margin and two corners, with loss of imprint at bottom right, rare, 15 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Robert H. Ellis, George F. Nesbitt, William A. Jackson