- Title: Bancroft's Official Guide Map of City and County of San Francisco
- Author: The Bancroft Co.
- Date: 1890
- Medium: Lithograph
- Condition: Excellent - Issued folds
- Inches: 30 x 24 1/4 [Image]
- Centimeters: 76.2 x 61.6 [Image]
- Product ID: 102298
Bancroft's Official Guide Map of City and County of San Francisco Compiled from Official Maps in Surveyor's Office. Published by the Bancroft Co. Booksellers, Stationers, Printers, Lithographers, etc. San Francisco. 1890. Scale - 2500 Feet to One Inch.
Map of the city of San Francisco, California. Includes a 'Reference List of Prominent Places' in the city and an inset map of the larger Bay Area.
The Bancroft Co. was a prominent printing and lithography company based in the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries. Founded in Boston, Massachusetts, the company became known for producing high-quality printed materials, including maps, books, and advertisements. The Bancroft Co. was particularly renowned for its lithography work, which involved creating intricate designs and images using stone plates. The company operated for over a century before eventually closing its doors in the mid-20th century. Today, its legacy lives on through the many printed materials it produced, which are highly sought after by collectors and historians alike.