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AUCTION 20

171. [CALIFORNIA PICTORIAL LETTER SHEET]. SAN FRANCISCO UPPER CALIFORNIA. | IN NOVEMBER 1851. | Engraved [sic] by C. Quirot | Lith. & Pub. by Justh, Quirot & Co. California St. corner Montgomery St. S.F. [Baird 252]

Lithograph (12.7 x 40.7 cm), printed across double sheet (overall 27 x 43.6 cm), blue or grey wove. Very fine, creased where formerly folded, small, neat paper strenghtening on verso in lower blank area.

Lovely view of San Francisco from Nob Hill east to bay, with Telegraph Hill at left and Methodist church at center foreground. See also Baird 239 (related). See Lot 160 for notes on the history of California pictorial lettersheets. ($750-1,500)

Sold. Hammer: $750.00; Price Realized: $881.25

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