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Auction 100, Lot 180

"A Township Map of the State of Iowa Compiled from the United States Surveys…",

Subject: Iowa

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: The Emigrants Handbook of Iowa

Color: Hand Color

34.3 x 20.5 inches
87.1 x 52.1 cm

Published by Henn, Williams & Co., Fairfield, Iowa and R. L. Barnes, Philadelphia. An uncommon county map drawn from U. S. Surveys, official information and personal reconnaissance. Henn, Williams & Co. were dealers in lands, warrants and exchanges who made investments in Iowa. Decorative titling and remarkable detail throughout. An uncommon map.

References: Phillips [M] p. 337; Streeter 3898.

Condition: B

Very good color and impression. Folding map, now pressed and mounted on archival tissue to strengthen fold intersection splits. Margins trimmed, just touching neatlines right and bottom.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/12/2002