California U.S. Topographical Engineers Survey 1853 Williamson Expedition mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Geological Map of a Part of the State of California Explored in 1853 by Lieut. R. S. Williamson U.S. Top. Engr. for the Report of W.P. Blake.
(U.S. Geological Survey, North America, United States, California, San Francisco Bay, Monterrey Bay, Geological Survey, San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, Mariposa).
Issued c. 1855, New York (Washington D.C) by Major & Knapp.
Mid 19th century color lithographed map with original color as well. Among the earliest geological maps of this western state.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Original fold-lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 24 3/4" H x 18 1/4"W.
Engraved area measures c. 22" H x 16" W.
Marcou, Catalogue of Geological Maps of America, 678