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Rare Maps of California & the West in Second Heckrotte Auction

The second in the series of PBA Galleries’ auctions of the Heckrotte library, Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte Collection, Part II - California & the Way Thither, on December 3, 2015, featured books and maps on the California Gold Rush, and on the surveying and mapping of the western portions of the present United StatesThe 235-lot auction included numerous rare pocket maps of the gold regions of California, the city of San Francisco, the Southwest into Mexico, the Rocky Mountain region, and more.

Cartographic & Travel Rarities Astound at PBA Galleries

The extremely rare and the highly important held sway at PBA Galleries’ auction of Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages: The Warren Heckrotte Collection, Part I - Exploration & Early Approaches, held on October 29, 2015. The select, 202-lot offering concentrated on the exploration and mapping of the Americas, with particular attention paid to the west and northwest coasts of North America, extending north to Alaska and the Bering Strait.