California huge 2 sheet map pair 1894 antique color lithograph mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
California and Nevada
(Los Angeles County, Mount Mars, Bay of Monterey, Half Moon Bay, Sierra Nevada Mountains)
Issued 1894, Chicago, by Walker
Fine and uncommon pair old lithograph maps, with original hand color. Very large- wall sized 19th century pair of maps.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
The maps remain well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great set of antique maps entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Each sheet measures c. 17 1/2" H x 25" W.
Printed area measures c. 16 3/8" H x 22 5/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 4, p. 346