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 British Admiralty / J & C Walker:  N. America West Coast. San Francisco Harbour Surveyed by Lieut. James Alden U.S. Navy 1856

Maps of California (California, Nevada, Arizona)


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Title: N. America West Coast. San Francisco Harbour Surveyed by Lieut. James Alden U.S. Navy 1856

Map Maker:  British Admiralty /  J & C Walker

Place / Date: London / 1863

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 38.5 x 25 inches

Condition:

Price: $1,600.00

Inventory ID: 47051jc


Description:

Striking large format map of San Francisco Bay, extending to Drake Bay, Vallejo, Petaluma Creek, and Oakland, as survey by the British, shortly after the discovery of Gold in California.

A remarkable large format chart, with soudings, 4 profile views, and some sailing directions, plus topographial features.  British Admiralty charts of the West Coast of America are quite scarce and harbor plans even more so.  This is the first example of this map we have seen on the market.


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Maps of California (California, Nevada, Arizona)
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