19 December 2002
[MINING]. Baldwin's Map of Mining Claims Near Leadville. California Mining District, Lake Co. Colorado. January 1879. Cleveland, OH: W.J. Morgan for Baldwin and Co., 1879.
Folding lithographed map (951 x 684 mm). (Backed with linen, few splits along folds.) Original cloth folding portfolio (very light wear at extremities). Provenance: H.W. Huisdale (signature on front pastedown); C.W. Calkins (signature on front pastedown).
FIRST EDITION, with a few notes in pencil and red ink relating to later claims, most dated 1891. Printed paper label pasted in lower left corner reads "Entered according to act of Congress A.S. 1879, by Baldwin & Co., with the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C." Graff 148; Phillips America, p.357.
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