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Map of California with inset of the City of San Francisco and Greater Bay Region

$ 240.00

Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1790-1868)

Map of California with inset of the City of San Francisco & Greater Bay Region

From: Mitchell's New General Atlas

Philadelphia: 1870

Hand-colored lithograph

Sheet Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.25 in.

Frame Dimensions: 26.5 x 18.25 in.

A fine detailed map of California with insets of the City of San Francisco and Greater Bay region. 

Born in Connecticut, Mitchell worked as teacher before publishing maps. His realization of the poor quality of geographical resources for teachers pushed him to start his own company. His company's publications covered all genres of geography; maps, travel guides, text books, etc.