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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Holdredge, Sterling M.
Date:
1866
Short Title:
Illus. Title Page: State, territorial and ocean guide book of the Pacific.
Publisher:
S.M. Holdredge
San Francisco
Type:
Title Page
Obj Height cm:
20
Obj Width cm:
16
Note:
Cowen p289. 2nd edition, 1st was 1865. Only two editions are known, 1865 and 1866 (Wheat). Wheat praised these maps and illustrated all nine. With a beautiful chromo litho title page illustrated with a globe showing the western hemisphere. Transportation scenes surround globe, including ships, a riverboat, train, and stagecoach. The nine maps are all double page and full of interesting information. They were lithographed by Grafton T. Brown, the first black lithographer in San Francisco. Rare. Book bound with cloth covers and "Guide Book of the Pacific" on the spine.
Reference:
WC 417a; Streeter 2906; Wheat 1123; Sabin 32486; Lit. of Beguilement 69.
State/Province:
U.S. West
Full Title:
(Illustrated Title Page to) State, Territorial and Ocean Guide Book of the Pacific: Containing The Time and Distance Tables ... on or Connecting with the Pacific Coast and the Interior ... To Which Are Added Nine Large and Reliable Maps Showing Principal Towns, Routes of Communication, etc. San Francisco: Published Semi-Annually by Sterling M. Holdredge. ... 1866.
List No:
2544A
Series No:
1
Engraver or Printer:
Brown, Grafton T.
Publication Author:
Holdredge, Sterling M.
Pub Date:
1866
Pub Title:
State, Territorial and Ocean Guide Book of the Pacific: Containing The Time and Distance Tables ... on or Connecting with the Pacific Coast and the Interior ... To Which Are Added Nine Large and Reliable Maps Showing Principal Towns, Routes of Communication, etc. San Francisco: Published Semi-Annually by Sterling M. Holdredge. ... 1866.
Pub Reference:
WC 417a; Streeter 2906; Wheat 1123; Sabin 32486; Lit. of Beguilement 69.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
2544.000
Pub Type:
Guide Book
Pub Maps:
9
Pub Height cm:
20
Pub Width cm:
16
Image No:
2544A
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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