1900 Faust - Map of the City and County of San Francisco

SOLD: Gorgeous, detailed pre-1906 earthquake map of San Francisco

Title:

Faust's Map of the City and County of San Francisco, California

Map maker:

H. W. Faust; Galloway Litho. Co. SF

Place and Year:

San Francisco, 1900

Dimensions:

76 x 61 cm (30 x 24 in)

Technique:

Lithograph

Coloring:

Original colors

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

Fine representation of San Francisco before the great earthquake and fire of 1906, in particularly attractive colors. It depicts many interesting 19th century features of the city, including Sutro Baths and Heights, the railway at today's Land's End, old rancho designations, waterworks, new land developments, the Lone Mountain cemeteries, and more.

Henry W. Faust issued at least 17 editions of his map of San Francisco both in pocket form (accompanied by a street directory, city guide, or both, or neither) and as wall maps. All editions of this map are uncommon and sought after.

CONDITION NOTES

Very nice.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00519

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