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Auction archive: Lot number 286

San Mateo Valley, a Picturesque County in the Golden State

Estimate
US$400 - US$600
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 286

San Mateo Valley, a Picturesque County in the Golden State

Estimate
US$400 - US$600
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Title: San Mateo Valley, a Picturesque County in the Golden State Author: ** Place: [San Mateo, Calif.?] Publisher: [San Mateo County World's Fair Association] Date: [1893] Description: Single sheet folded into 5 panels to create 10 unnumbered pages. Illustration by A. Farnsworth on first page, another smaller illustration by him, 7 small illustrations from photographs, map on last panel. Overall 15.6x42.5 cm. (6¼x15¾"), folding to 15.6x8.8 cm. (6¼x3½"). Rare little promotional brochure produced for distribution to attendees of the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, extolling the commercial, agricultural and scenic virtues of "that section adjoining San Francisco city and county on the south," containing the cities of South San Francisco, San Bruno, Milbrae, San Mateo, Belmont, Redwood City, etc. The city of San Mateo itself was incorporated September 4, 1894. OCLC/WorldCat lists only two copies, at the University of California, Berkeley, and Ohio University. Lot Amendments Condition: Tiny tear and crease to edge of first panel; near fine. Item number: 226969

Auction archive: Lot number 286
Auction:
Datum:
28 Mar 2013
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: San Mateo Valley, a Picturesque County in the Golden State Author: ** Place: [San Mateo, Calif.?] Publisher: [San Mateo County World's Fair Association] Date: [1893] Description: Single sheet folded into 5 panels to create 10 unnumbered pages. Illustration by A. Farnsworth on first page, another smaller illustration by him, 7 small illustrations from photographs, map on last panel. Overall 15.6x42.5 cm. (6¼x15¾"), folding to 15.6x8.8 cm. (6¼x3½"). Rare little promotional brochure produced for distribution to attendees of the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, extolling the commercial, agricultural and scenic virtues of "that section adjoining San Francisco city and county on the south," containing the cities of South San Francisco, San Bruno, Milbrae, San Mateo, Belmont, Redwood City, etc. The city of San Mateo itself was incorporated September 4, 1894. OCLC/WorldCat lists only two copies, at the University of California, Berkeley, and Ohio University. Lot Amendments Condition: Tiny tear and crease to edge of first panel; near fine. Item number: 226969

Auction archive: Lot number 286
Auction:
Datum:
28 Mar 2013
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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