1917 Spring Valley Water Company - Contour Map of the Lake Merced properties

SOLD: Rare 1917 Spring Valley Water Company contour map of area around Lake Merced

Title:

Contour Map of the Lake Merced properties showing improvements

Map maker:

Malcolm Lloyd & Indqald E. Flaa, Spring Valley Water Company

Place and Year:

San Francisco, 1917

Dimensions:

58.5 x 87 cm (23 x 34¼ in)

Technique:

Blue-print

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

Rare blue print map showing the area around and including Lake Merced at the western edge of San Francisco, with Fort Funston designated as the United States Military Reservation, the Lakeside Golf Club shown, which became the Olympic Club, as well as the S.F. Golf and Country Club.

There are various pumps and pipelines shown, as also drainage ditches, with some of the surrounding streets and city blocks. The map was created in 1916, with the present example revised in 1917 and again in 1919.

OCLC/WorldCat lists five copies, all at the University of California Berkeley, with revisions dating from 1923 to 1941.

CONDITION NOTES

A few stains and other wear; very good overall.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00307

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