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Coast Survey chart of the Pacific Northwest annotated by George Davidson

George Davidson tracks the West Coast voyage of Sebastian Vizcaino

Coast Survey chart of the Northern California and Oregon Coast, heavily annotated by George Davidson in his effort to reconstruct the 1603 voyages of Vizcaino and Aguilar. Born in England, George Davidson (1825-1911) emigrated to the United States in 1832. After graduating from Girard College in Philadelphia, in 1845 he began a five-decade career with […]

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Adz Gayzette. VOL. NO. 1 ISSUE NO. 16. San Francisco: Dick Jay and Keith Wayde, Jan. 21, 1971.

Adz Gayzette newspaper, with maps for the San Francisco gay community

Adz Gayzette, which ran under variant titles from 1970-1972, was a free newspaper targeting the San Francisco gay community. In addition to occasional news reporting, it provided a weekly calendar of events, classifieds and personals, an advice column and more. Despite the Stonewall Riots of 1969 and the newly-emergent Gay Pride movement, one source describes […]

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[Archive of film location maps for distribution to cast and crew of dozens of films and TV shows.] Los Angeles area, 1983-1987.

Massive archive of Los Angeles-area film location maps

An enormous collection of 281 film location maps from the mid-1980s, distributed to film cast and crew just in advance of their shoots. Ephemeral in the extreme, designed to be used for a few days at most and then discarded.  The archive represents a great swathe of mid-‘80s mainstream American film and TV culture, from […]

$2,500
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