Catalog Archive
Auction 100, Lot 159

"Map of the Rocky Mountain Region Showing the Approximate Location and Extent of Forest Areas and Irrigation Ditches in 1885", U.S.D.A.

Subject: United States - Western

Period: 1885 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

19 x 31 inches
48.3 x 78.7 cm

Uncommon map of the Intermountain West featuring forest lands shown in green and main irrigating canals shown as red overprinting. Stretches from Canada to Mexico and includes Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico with most of Arizona. Remarkable detail throughout including surveyed townships, towns, forts, Indian Reservations, and watershed plus topographical by hachures. A rarely seen map in remarkable condition.


Condition: A+

Folding map, close trimmed at binding side, as issued.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/12/2002