Where Have All the Ranchos Gone?

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386. [MAP]. WEBER, C[harles] F. Untitled lithograph map of Contra Costa County, California. [Title on upper pocket wrapper] Weber’s Map of Contra Costa County California Showing Towns, Steam and Electric Railroads, Wagon and Automobile Roads, Township and Section Lines, Rivers, Creeks, Reclamation and Irrigation Districts, Etc. Compiled from the Latest Official and Private Sources. Published by C.F. Weber & Co. 365 Market Street San Francisco 512 South Broadway Los Angeles [above lower border at right] Copyright 1914 by Punnett Brothers [box at lower right, key and publisher information] Explanation... Published by C.F. Weber & Co. San Francisco. Los Angeles.... San Francisco & Los Angeles, 1914. Lithograph map with county name and boundaries in pink; border to border: 48 x 66 x 47 cm; overall sheet size: 50.6 x 68.6 cm., folded into original printed brown paper covers: 18 x 11 cm (title as indicated above). Map: Except for a few minor clean splits with no losses, very fine. Pocket covers: Fine.

     First edition. OCLC locates copies at the Huntington Library, University of California at Berkeley, and University of California at Davis. The map includes eastern San Francisco, San Bruno Mountain, Oakland, Angel Island, southern Solano County, western San Joaquin County, and northern Alameda County. Some of the old ranches are shown, such as Rancho las Positas, Rancho Valle, Rancho Canada de Los Vaqueros, etc.


Sold. Hammer: $300.00; Price Realized: $367.50.

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