1884 Langley - Guide Map of The City of San Francisco compiled from the Official Surveys...
Splendid 1884 map of San Francisco with advertisements
Guide Map of The City of San Francisco compiled from the Official Surveys & Engraved Expressly For Langley's San Francisco Directory
Henry G. Langley, Geo. B. Wilbur, Receiver of Painter & Co., Publisher
San Francisco, 1884
50.5 x 63 cm (20 x 24¾ in), plus margins in which are printed advertisements
An interesting look at both the city of San Francisco near the end of the 19th century, before the earthquake of 1906, as well as a representation of the important role maps played in advertising in this period.
The map was included in Langley's San Francisco Directory. The verso presents an advertisement for G. G. Wickson & Co., purveyors of typewriters, farm machinery, etc.
Some expertly-repaired tears.