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Charles B. Gifford:  City of San Jose, Cal. 1875. From An Elevation Of 500 Ft. Looking North Published By W.C. Gifford, Office At Rhodes & Lewis, 355 First Street, S.J.

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Title: City of San Jose, Cal. 1875. From An Elevation Of 500 Ft. Looking North Published By W.C. Gifford, Office At Rhodes & Lewis, 355 First Street, S.J.

Map Maker: Charles B. Gifford

Place / Date: San Jose / 1875

Coloring: Color

Size: 17.5 x 26.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $3,500.00

Inventory ID: 48274


Description:

Fine early view of San Jose, published by Gifford in 1875 and lithographed in San Francisco by A.L. Bancroft.

Among its more unusual features, the map shows a very early view of California baseball game.

California's first official baseball game was held on February 22, 1860, in San Francisco.


Condition Description: Long tear proceeding horizontally through image, invisibly repaired on verso. Upper portion of sky added in facsimile.


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Maps of California (California, Nevada, Arizona)
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