McClure, W. F. (mapmaker).
No date. Ca. 1910.
Black and white plat map, 24 1/2 x 16 inches on sheet size 28 x 18 inches, text and black and white photo illustrations on verso, folding as issued and tipped inside color pictorial paper wrappers, 9 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches. A few 1/2 to 1 inch splits at fold intersections; good condition. The promotional text describes this subdivision as "a portion of two hundred acres just back of the Million Dollar Claremont Hotel, and a short distance from the business centers of Berkeley and Oakland. This district is destined to be the finest residence district of Berkeley...Hundreds of acres adjacent to this property have been laid out and sold with such restrictions as to guarantee the best class of residences." The plat map titled "Claremont Heights. Subdivision No.1. Terms: One-Fourth Cash, Balance Three Annual Payments." covers the area from the "East Boundary of Town of Berkeley as per annex of Aug. 28th 1906." There is a 4 panel panoramic view of the area, looking out to the Bay. Only Worldcat record is for David Rumsey; the map pictured there differs from this with a map of Berkeley on the verso, and no promotional text. Item #49492
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