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Galveston (Tex.)
North Galveston.
1891
Separate Map
Authors Galveston (Tex.)
Full Title Map of North Galveston, Texas. North Galveston. The mainland city on Galveston Bay. Money, experience and enterprise will make this beautiful location into a thriving city within a marvelously short time ... D.R. Beatty, E.H. Porter, managers, Galveston, Texas. (1891)
Note A wonderful advertising map of the new city of North Galveston. "Purchasers at first Prices sure to make money. Terms Easy." Map is printed without color, ads printed in red. Shows block and lot numbers, etc. Includes small inset of "Public Park". Oriented with north toward upper left.
Allardt, G. F., California B …
Map no. 3. Salt marsh and ti …
1869
Separate Map
Authors Allardt, G. F., California Board of Tide Land Commissioner
Full Title Map no. 3. Salt marsh and tide lands situate in the city and county of San Francisco. To be sold at public auction by order of the Board of Tide Land Commissioners by Talbert & Leet, auctioneers, at their sales rooms no. 526 California Street, San Francisco. Sale to commence Friday Nov. 26th, 1869. B.F. Washington, H.P. Coon, L.L Bullock, Wm. S. Byrne, Secretary, Tide Land Commissioners. G.F. Allardt, Surveyor & Chief Engineer. C.H. Baker Lith., S.F.
Note Cadastral map showing drainage, block and lot numbers, railroads, wharves, etc. Covers area from China Basin to Islais Creek. One of a series of maps published between 1869 and 1873 showing tidelands to be sold by order of the Board of Tide Land Commissioners.
Allardt, G. F., California B …
Sale map no. 12. Salt marsh …
1873
Separate Map
Authors Allardt, G. F., California Board of Tide Land Commissioner
Full Title Sale map no. 12. Salt marsh and tide lands situate in the city and county of San Francisco, state of California. To be sold at public auction by order of the Board of Tide Land Commissioners ... at the sales rooms of Greenebaum & Co., auctioneers, nos. 115 & 117 Bush Street, San Francisco. Sale to commence Tuesday, March 4th, 1873. R.P. Johnson, Edgar Briggs, C.M. Stratton, Board of Tide Land Commissioners. J.M. Currier, Secretary. G.F. Allardt, Chief Engineer.
Note Another tide lands sale map, this one showing two separate areas titled "Salt Marsh and Tide Lands at North Beach" and "Salt Marsh and Tide Lands Along Mission Creek and Mission Bay." Shows drainage, block and lot numbers, etc. Covers area bounded generally by Mission, 20th, Mississippi, and Channel Streets, covers area bounded by the Bay, Webster and Lombard Streets, and the Presidio. Cadastral maps. Scale of 2nd map 1:6,000.
Allardt, G. F., California B …
Sale map no. 8 of salt marsh …
1871
Separate Map
Authors Allardt, G. F., California Board of Tide Land Commissioner
Full Title Sale map no. 8 of salt marsh and tide lands situate in the county of Marin, state of California. To be sold at public auction by order of the Board of Tide Land Commissioners ... John Middleton, auctioneer. Sale to commence Tuesday, July 18th 1871 at Platt's Hall, San Francisco. B.F. Washington, Rodmond Gibbons, L.L. Bullock, Board of Tide Land Commissioners. Wm. S. Byrne, Secretary. G.F. Allardt, Chief Engineer. F.C. Hafenrichter, draughtsman. G.T. Brown & Co. Lith. 540 Clay St. S.F.
Note Sale maps of state tide lands in Marin are more scarce than those of San Francisco or the East Bay. Shows San Rafael and San Quentin and the railroad connecting them. Covers area from Corte Madera Canal (south of San Quentin) to Gallinas Canal. Grafton T. Brown was the first African American lithographer in San Francisco. Relief shown by hachures. Shows drainage, township and section lines, lot numbers, land ownership, ranchos, etc.
King, M. G. (Malcolm G.), Wi …
Jackson, Vandercook & Melvin …
1884
Separate Map
Authors King, M. G. (Malcolm G.), William J. Dingee
Full Title W.F. Melvin, E.F. Vandercook, R.D. Jackson. Jackson, Vandercook & Melvin, successors to C.W. McLaughlin & Co. Real estate and insurance agents, 458 Ninth Street. Telephone No. 285. Oakland, Cal. (1884?)
Note Lithographed advertisement. On verso of: Map of Oakland, Berkeley and Alameda.
King, M. G. (Malcolm G.), Wi …
Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda.
1884
Separate Map
Authors King, M. G. (Malcolm G.), William J. Dingee
Full Title Map of Oakland, Berkeley and Alameda. William J. Dingee, agent. For the purchase, sale, appraisal and care of real estate. 460 & 462 Eighth Street near Broadway, Oakland. M.G. King, C.E., surveyor. Entered ... in the year 1878, by Woodward & Taggart in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C. Galloway Litho Co., 418-422 Commercial St., S.F. (1884?)
Note Uncolored lithographic map. Shows drainage, block numbers, ownership of large parcels, railroads, charter line, Oakland Harbor improvements, etc. Includes location map. Covers also Emeryville, Piedmont and Albany. Oriented with north toward left. Jackson, Vandercook & Melvin advertisement on verso. David Rumsey Collection copy: has annotations in black and col. pencil.
Smith, Joseph, draftsman
Map of Berkeley.
1880
Separate Map
Authors Smith, Joseph, draftsman
Full Title Map of Berkeley. Published by Carnall & Eyre, dealers in Berkeley Real Estate. Compiled by Joseph Smith, Oakland. From the records of Alameda Co., Cal. Lith. A. Waldstein, S.F. (1880)
Note Hand col. Relief shown by hachures. Shows drainage, tracts, land ownership, railroads, etc. Includes regional map. Oriented with north toward upper right.
South San Francisco Land & I …
South San Francisco.
1890
Separate Map
Authors South San Francisco Land & Improvement Co.
Full Title South San Francisco Issued By The South San Francisco Land & Improvement Co. San Francisco, Cal. Plat Of South San Francisco. Rand, McNally & Co., Engravers, Chicago. Earnshaw & Punshon, Surveyors and Landscape Engineers, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Note An early South San Francisco land promotion map. Very well executed. With full printed color. Date estimated.
Britton & Co., Hoadley, Milo …
Beideman Tract, San Francisc …
1860
Separate Map
Authors Britton & Co., Hoadley, Milo, Gensoul, A.
Full Title Map of the Beideman Tract lots & blocks according to official map of the Western Addition. Drawn from actual survey by M. Hoadley. ... Lith. Britton & Co. To be sold at public auction, on Saturday, Oct. 6th, 1860 at 12 o'clock M. at Platts Music Hall. By H.A. Cobb and R.H. Sinton, real estate auctrs. (with) Map of the city of San Francisco. Published by Britton & Co., Lithographers, Montgomery St. cor. of Comml. sts., San Francisco.
Note Scarce and early land sale map with a very early issue of Britton & Co.'s "Map of the City of San Francisco" and below it on the same sheet a larger "Map of the Beideman Tract..." Beideman owned several large parcels of land in the emerging areas of the city and this tract was one of the earliest to be sold in the newly annexed Western Addition. The Britton & Co. Map of San Francisco is the earliest issue that we have seen, followed by several issues in 1863 to 1867 by Gensoul and the San Francisco Municipal Reports and the San Francisco Directory (see our copies under Gensoul). The Norris catalog lists an 1859 Map of Hayes Tract also by M. Hoadley with lots to be sold at auction by H.A. Cobb, but the San Francisco map is not printed above the Hayes Tract map. One of the earliest San Francisco land sales maps. Covers area bounded by Laguna, Bush, Larkin and McAllister streets. Casastral map.
Honey Lake Valley Land and W …
Bird's eye view, Honey Lake …
1891
Separate Map
Authors Honey Lake Valley Land and Water Company
Full Title Bird's eye view of Honey Lake Valley. Lassen County California. Honey Lake Valley Land & Water Co. Room 6 Flood Building. San Francisco. (1891?)
Note Uncolored lithographed cadastral map showing sections, drainage, canals, etc. Located on the California/Nevada border. David Rumsey Collection copy in capsule with: Plate No.4 showing reservoir, canals and ditches ... (1891?)
Honey Lake Valley Land and W …
Honey Lake Valley.
1891
Separate Map
Authors Honey Lake Valley Land and Water Company, Taylor, L. H. (Leon Henry), b. 1863
Full Title Plate No.4 showing reservoir, canals and ditches : [Honey Lake Valley, Calif.] Honey Lake Valley Land and Water Company. Office: Room 6, Flood Building, San Francisco, Cal. L.H. Taylor, Engineer-in-Chief. (1891?)
Note Uncolored lithographed cadastral map showing sections, drainage, canals, etc. Located on the California/Nevada border. David Rumsey Collection copy in capsule with: Bird's eye view of Honey Lake Valley ... (1891?)
Los Angeles & Santa Monica L …
Rancho San Jose de Buenos Ay …
1887
Separate Map
Authors Los Angeles & Santa Monica Land & Water Co., Theo. G. Kocher & Co.
Full Title Map of the subdivision of Rancho San Jose de Buenos Ayres and the town of Sunset owned by Los Angeles & Santa Monica Land & Water Co., situated in Los Angeles Co., Cal. Surveyed by Theo. G. Kocher & Co. 1887. Los Angeles Litho. Co., 48 to 52 Banning St.
Note Robinson calls this a "fantastic wall map." It is quite striking visually, with a brilliant yellow setting sun and the word "Sunset" overprinted on tract map of the area around present day Wilshire Boulevard. The copy illustrated by Robinson is slightly different from this copy: the tract map has a light blue color (here white) and the printing is in light gold/brown color (here black). Shows block and lot numbers and dimensions, railroad, etc.
McClure, W. F. (Wilbur F.), …
Map of Berkeley, California.
1910
Separate Map
Authors McClure, W. F. (Wilbur F.), Patterson, Smith & Co.
Full Title Map of Berkeley, California. W.F. McClure, City Engineer. Patterson, Smith & Co., Inc., successors to R.R. Patterson, Real Estate and Insurance, 2107 University Avenue ... General agents for Claremont Heights Tract. (1910?)
Note Shows tracts, block numbers, ward boundaries and major land owners, etc. Includes street index. Map on verso: Claremont Heights Subdivision No. 1.
McClure, W. F. (Wilbur F.), …
Claremont Heights Subdiv. 1.
1910
Separate Map
Authors McClure, W. F. (Wilbur F.), Patterson, Smith & Co.
Full Title Claremont Heights Subdivision No. 1. Choice Berkeley villa sites. W.F. McClure, City Engineer of Berkeley. Patterson, Smith & Co., Inc., 2107 University Avenue, Berkeley, Cal. (1910?)
Note Cadastral map showing lot numbers and dimenstions, streets, sewer lines, etc. On verso of: Map of Berkeley.
Reece, C. W., Tucker, E.
Pleasant Valley Tract, Orovi …
1887
Separate Map
Authors Reece, C. W., Tucker, E.
Full Title Map of the Pleasant Valley Tract at Oroville, Butte Co., Cal. ... Containing about 600 acres. For sale in subdivision by E. Tucker, Oroville. Surveyed by C.W. Reece, C.E. December, 1887. Lith. Dakin Pub. Co. S.F. Cal. (inset) Map showing relative location of Pleasant Valley Tract to City of Oroville, Cal.
Note Full color map of the tract for sale. Shows lot numbers and size, irrigation ditches, ranch buildings, etc. Bird's-eye view on verso and text on verso.
Reece, C. W., Tucker, E.
View, Pleasant Valley Tract.
1887
Separate Map
Authors Reece, C. W., Tucker, E.
Full Title View of Pleasant Valley Tract and City of Oroville, Cal. Lith. Dakin Pub. Co., S.F., Cal. (folded title) The Pleasant Valley Tract in the Butte County citrus belt, one-half mile from Oroville, Cal. For sale by E. Tucker, Oroville, Cal. (1887)
Note Lithographed birds-eye view. Includes text and climate data. On verso: Map of the Pleasant Valley Tract ...
Rand McNally and Company
Map of Dakota.
1882
Separate Map
Authors Rand McNally and Company
Full Title Map of Dakota. Drawn From Official Plats Of Public Surveys, And Published In The Interest Of Immigration By The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Co. Copyright, 1882, by Rand, McNally & Co., Map Publishers, Chicago, Ill. Rand, McNally & Co., Engr's Chicago ...
Note Separately published map of the Territory that did not appear in any Rand McNally atlases of the period. A note at the bottom says "All information relating to Dakota method of obtaining Farms under the Homestead, Pre-emption or Tree Claim Laws, and full particulars touching Public or Government Lands lying adjacent to the Company's Line, etc., together with a copy of the Map, will be promptly furnished by addressing W. E. Powell, General Immigrant Agent, C., M. & St. P. R'y, Milwaukee, Wis." See the Rand McNally Indexed County and Township Map of Dakota of 1882 for a slightly different version of this map. Printed in full color by county.
San Diego Land and Town Comp …
Cover: Guide to San Diego Ba …
1887
Separate Map, View
Authors San Diego Land and Town Company, W.W. Elliott & Co.
Full Title (Covers to) Guide to San Diego Bay Region, California containing reliable and valuable information concerning the products and prospects of the country. A bird's eye view of National City, San Diego, and surrounding country and especially showing the advantages of property now offered for sale by the San Diego Land & Town Co. ... Record Print, National City, Cal. (1887?)
Note Folded covers, printed in black and red. On sheet with 14 p. text. On verso Birds-eye view of National City, San Diego County, California.
San Diego Land and Town Comp …
Text Page: Guide to San Dieg …
1887
Separate Map, View
Authors San Diego Land and Town Company, W.W. Elliott & Co.
Full Title (Text Page to) Guide to San Diego Bay Region, California containing reliable and valuable information concerning the products and prospects of the country. A bird's eye view of National City, San Diego, and surrounding country and especially showing the advantages of property now offered for sale by the San Diego Land & Town Co. ... Record Print, National City, Cal. (1887?)
Note 16 p. text including folding cover. On verso Birds-eye view of National City, San Diego County, California.
San Diego Land and Town Comp …
National City, San Diego Co.
1887
Separate Map, View
Authors San Diego Land and Town Company, W.W. Elliott & Co.
Full Title Birds-eye view of National City, San Diego County, California. W.W. Elliott Lith., S.F. Published by Frank P. Burgess and Co., proprietors of National City Record. (1887?)
Note Lithograph. View looking west from Old San Diego to Mexican border. Includes 17 small views: Office of J.A. Rice -- St. Matthew's Episcopal Church -- Kimball Block -- G.W. Chase Block -- San Diego Land & Town Co.'s office, National City -- (National City Planing Mill) W.E. Kimball, proprietor -- Olive works of F.A. Kimball, 8th Avenue -- International Hotel, W.H. Porter, prop. -- (Wm. Burgess Real Estate), Conveyancing & insurance -- Residence of J.C. Hussey -- Res. of Mr. & Mrs. O.E.M. Howard -- Residence of W.C. Kimball -- Residence of Frank A. Kimball -- Residence of T. Parsons -- Residence & real estate office of Geo. W. Roberts -- National City Public School -- Record Steam Printing House. Includes key and text. 16 p. text on verso with title: Guide to San Diego Bay Region, California ...
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