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San Francisco & Bay Area

Antique rare maps of San Francisco & Bay Area





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1877 - The Tables Turned / You Sabe Him? Kealney Must Go!

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Graphic broadside showing anti-Chinese activist Denis Kearney behind bars, while being tormented by a group of Chinese men, following his arrest for inciting a riot. "The Chinese Must Go!" was the slogan of the Working Man's Party of California during...


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1892 - [Chinese-Language San Francisco Chinatown Business Directory and Lunar Calendar for 1892]

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Capturing the Economic Vibrance of 19th-century San Francisco's Chinatown. Large, separately-issued Chinese-language business directory and lunar calendar, published by Horn Hong & Co. in San Francisco in 1892. The sheet is divided into three...


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1906 - [San Francisco Fire Satirical Cartoon] Uncle Sam -- Smoke Up Frisco! You're Bound To Be Bigger and Better Than Ever Before!

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Uncle Sam Reflecting Upon Aid To San Francisco Following The 1906 Earthquake Provocative image of Uncle Sam smoking a cigar and reflecting upon the $20,000,000 in aid contributed to San Francisco, following the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. The...


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1906 - [San Francisco Fire Satirical Cartoon] Judge -- Never Mind Sister; They're All Going To Help

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Financial Aid To San Francisco Following The 1906 Earthquake Fascinating Image Showing a Statue of Liberty-like image of San Francisco in the wake of the 1906 earthquake, with a caricature of a wave of financial aid coming to help the city, , drawn...


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1908 - [San Francisco View] Schmidt Lithograph Co. Second and Bryant Sts. San Francisco, California

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Birdseye View Calendar Showing the Schmidt Printing Works Against the San Francisco Sky Line Rare Calendar for 1908, published by the Schmidt Label & Litho. Co, and bearing the name of its sales agent in Portland, E. Shelley Morgan. In the late...


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1925 - [Post-Thanksgiving Troubles]

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Original Pen and Ink Cartoons on Artist's Board This is a great vintage cartoon showing repercussions from Thanksgiving festivities. This is a humorous work from the famed early 20th-century Californian cartoonist Frank Kettlewell and signed "Ket,"...


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1931 - [Santa's Telegram]

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Original Pen and Ink Cartoons on Artist's Board This is a great vintage cartoon reciting the many problems faced by Americans, Californians, and others on Christmas Eve, 1931. This is a great example of a work by the famed early 20th-century...


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1932 - [Three Vintage Frank Kettlewell Cartoons]

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Original Pen and Ink Cartoons on Artist's Board This is a fabulous example of three cartoons by Frank Kettlewell, the renowned Oakland Tribune humorist. Like many of Kettlewell's works, each of these cartoons are surprisingly accurate in today's...


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1848 - California: Her Wealth and Resources; With Many Facts Respecting The Climate and People; The Official and Other Correspondence of the Day, Relating to the Gold Region . . . 1848

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The First Edition of One of the First Publications On The Discovery of Gold in California. The First Guidebook Aimed at Gold Rushers. This is one of the first printed guides to California, issued after the gold discovery became known in the East. It...


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1850 - Map of the Gold Region of California taken from a recent survey By Robert H. Ellis 1850 (with early manuscript annotations)

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Rare Annotated California Gold Regions Map, with a Vignette of Portsmouth Square in San Francisco, Annotated to Show The Earliest Gold Discoveries in Plumas County. Fine early map of the gold regions of California, lithographed by George F. Nesbitt,...


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1850 - Straits of Carquines and Vallejo Bay . . . 1850 / Anchorage off Sacramento City . . . / Depot of the Pacific Mail Steam Company, Benicia. / Vallejo and Mare Island Strait from the U.S. Coast Survey ... / Anchorage off San Francisco ... / Anchorage off

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Nice example of Ringgold's chart of harbors and anchorages from San Francisco to Sacramento. The chart shows the primary anchorages in San Francisco Bay and environs at the outset of the 1849 California Gold Rush. Cadwalader Ringgold was a US Navy...


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1855 - California (with San Francisco inset map)

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Rare first state of Colton's map of California, from Colton's Atlas of the United States. Only 6 counties in Southern California, including San Diego, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Buena Vista, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. Decorative border.


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1856 - Map Showing The Location of the San Francisco & Sacramento Rail Road & Its Connections (bound into) Report of the Chief Engineer Upon The Preliminary Survey, Revenue and Cost of Construction of the San Francisco and Sacramento Railroad

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The Thomas W. Streeter - Warren Heckrotte Copy -- Rare Early California Railroad Map and Pamphlet By One of America's Most Important Railroad Engineers Rare early report on a California railroad, produced by Theodore Judah, the engineer who was the...


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1857 - California (with San Francisco inset map)

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Scarce example of Colton's map of California, from Colton's Atlas of the United States. Hand colored by county. Only 6 counties in Southern California, including San Diego, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Buena Vista, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo....


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1860 - California (with San Francisco inset map)

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Scarce example of Colton's map of California, from Colton's Atlas of the United States. Hand colored by county. Only 6 counties in Southern California, including San Diego, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Buena Vista, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo....


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1869 - The Resources of Vallejo: A series of articles, reprinted from the Solano County Advertiser, 1868-69

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Rare Early Promotional Tract For The City of Vallejo Rare early pamphlet and maps on the prospects of the "up-bay" city of Vallejo, initially published by the local newspaper and later issued as a separate pamphlet. The two folding maps are San...