Sale: 359 / Rare Books including Marine Art, Nov. 16./17. 2009 in Hamburg Lot 52

 
Amerika - The city of San Francisco. Birds eye view from the bay looking south-west.

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Amerika
The city of San Francisco. Birds eye view from the bay looking south-west., 1878.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 660
Sold:
€ 5,040 / $ 5.544

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Amerika. - San Francisco. The city of San Francisco. Birds eye view from the bay looking south-west. Lithograph in colours after C. R. Parsons by Currier & Ives, New York 1878. 53,3 : 83,5 cm (Image), size of sheet: 67 : 97,5 cm.
Reps p. 104 and illustration on wrapper. - Impressive birds eye view panorama of San Francisco in a large format, seen from northeast. Rich in detail and with rich maritime staffage. Broad-margined sheet on strong paper. - Slightly discoloured, two slight crease marks in the image. One handling crease with small restored split in left margin, barely affecting the image.
Evenly slightly tanned, slight dirtstaining in two places of illustration. Left margin with small restored tear caused by crease reaching into the illustration.

52
Amerika
The city of San Francisco. Birds eye view from the bay looking south-west., 1878.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 660
Sold:
€ 5,040 / $ 5.544

(incl. 20% surcharge)