Catalog Archive
Auction 100, Lot 155

"Milk R. to the Crossing of the Columbia R…", U.S. War Dept.

Subject: Northwestern United States

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Pacific Railroad Surveys

Color: Black & White

61 x 23.5 inches
154.9 x 59.7 cm

A large folding map published in 1860 in the reports of the Pacific Railroad Surveys as they surveyed for a northern route (47th and 49th Parallels) on an expedition led by Isaac Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory. Most of the map covers Montana, with extraordinary detail and excellent relief, naming rivers, numerous routes with dates, and interesting topographical commentary.

References: Wheat (TMW) 867.

Condition: B

Very crisp and dark impression. Light scattered foxing along some fold lines, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/12/2002