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Cover: California, adjacent country. Goodwin, F.A. 1855

Cover: California, adjacent country. / Goodwin, F.A. / 1855
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Full Title: (Covers to) Map Of California And The Adjacent Country. Compiled by F. Goodwin From the best Authors and actual Observation. Entered ... 1855 by F. Goodwin ... New York. Lith. of Geo. E. Leefe, 223 Fulton St. N.Y. (with 8 page description) A Brief Description of California, From The Time of Its First Occupation by the United States and Subsequent Growth ... Accompanied by a Map of California and adjacent Country.

Author: Goodwin, F.A.

Date: 1855

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Goodwin, F.A.

Date: 1855

Short Title: Cover: California, adjacent country.

Publisher: New York: Geo. E. Leefe

Type: Covers

Object Height cm: 17

Object Width cm: 11

State / Province: California ; U.S. West

Event: California Gold Rush

Full Title: (Covers to) Map Of California And The Adjacent Country. Compiled by F. Goodwin From the best Authors and actual Observation. Entered ... 1855 by F. Goodwin ... New York. Lith. of Geo. E. Leefe, 223 Fulton St. N.Y. (with 8 page description) A Brief Description of California, From The Time of Its First Occupation by the United States and Subsequent Growth ... Accompanied by a Map of California and adjacent Country.

List No: 3438A

Series No: 1

Published In: Map Of California And The Adjacent Country. Compiled by F. Goodwin From the best Authors and actual Observation. Entered ... 1855 by F. Goodwin ... New York. Lith. of Geo. E. Leefe, 223 Fulton St. N.Y. (with 8 page description) A Brief Description of California, From The Time of Its First Occupation by the United States and Subsequent Growth ... Accompanied by a Map of California and adjacent Country.

Publication Author: Goodwin, F.A.

Publication Date: 1855

Publication Reference: Streeter 2785; Wheat Gold 281; Cowen p243.

Publication Note: Wheat calls this "rare but otherwise unimportant," due to some misspellings and inaccuracies in the map. Streeter sale illustrates the map and the price realized was the same as the Eddy map of 1853. I find the Wheat inaccuracies minor, with most of them being misspellings. The overall map is impressive. It would be interesting to find the map or maps that were used as sources. Ouline color by state. Folded into dark brown cloth covers 16.5x11 with "Map Of California And Adjacent Country By F. Goodwin" stamped in gilt.

Publication List No: 3438.000

Publication Type: Pocket Map

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 17

Publication Width cm: 11

Image No: 3438A

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