Historical Atlas Map of Santa Clara County, California

Thompson & West, 1876. First Edition. Folio; 110pp. Illustrated with 21 hand-colored maps (some maps in sections, 9 are double-page) and 54 views. Later half red calf and black cloth with original gilt front cover lettering affixed to cover, which also bears the name 'Irving L. Ryder' in gold. A Fair copy only, complete. Spine mostly perished with several of the pages detached, with chipping and closed tears to edges. Some paper and tape repairs. Item #21028

An impressive record of 19th-century Santa Clara County, with many hand-colored maps depicted individual plots of land, city maps of San Jose, Gilroy, Mountain View, Saratoga, Los Gatos, and others. The views depict prominent residences, colleges, and civic sites, with a double-page view of the workings at the New Almaden Mine. (Cowan p. 567).

Price: $450.00

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