California County Map San Francisco City Plan Bay Area 1867 fine Mitchell mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
County Map of the State of California.
(North America, United States, California, San Francisco, Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento).
Issued c. 1867-9, Philadelphia by S.A. Mitchell.
Very nice map, well worthy of display.
Mitchell maps of this mid-century post-Civil War era were issued in an ongoing range of variant issues, with different decorative borders. This particular version was issued for a brief time only.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 23 1/2" H x 15 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 21" H x 13 " W.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.