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Henry Bill:  San Francisco. 1852.

Maps of California (California, Nevada, Arizona)


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Title: San Francisco. 1852.

Map Maker: Henry Bill

Place / Date: New York / 1854

Coloring: Colored

Size: 16 x 9 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $475.00

Inventory ID: 47811


Description:

Fine early view of San Francisco, looking out over the City from the West towards Yerba Buena Island.

Published only 5 years after the beginning of the Gold Rush in 1849, the view shows the boom town and remarkable growth of the City.   Though by this time San Francisco was a bustling, robust settlement, it was still quite a small community, with the buildings merging rapidly into the rural surrounding hills. 


Condition Description: Evidence of fold splitting near the bottom of the map.


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Maps of California (California, Nevada, Arizona)
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