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W. M. Eddy, County Surveyor / Lith. by Alex. Zakreski & Co., A TOPOGRAPHICAL & complete Map of SAN FRANCISCO. 1852.

An essential early Map of San Francisco, printed on linen

One of the most important of the great early maps of San Francisco, and one of the first maps of the city published locally. Very rare, and this example unusual for being printed on linen. Unlike some other important early maps of San Francisco, this map was wholly a product of the city itself. The map was […]

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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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