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Auction 100, Lot 219

"New Map of the State of Texas Compiled from J. de Cordova's large Map", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Texas

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

26 x 16.5 inches
66 x 41.9 cm
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This double-page map shows extensive detail throughout the settled part of the state. The western third is comprised of the large unsettled areas of Presidio, El Paso, Bexar and the Staked Plain. Locates railroads, forts, post offices, roads, springs, and topographical detail. Three insets: "Plan of the Northern Part of Texas", "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey", and "Plan of Sabine Lake." A very handsome sheet with decorative borders and fancy titling.


Condition: B

Nice impression and coloring. A few small spots and soft creases along centerfold, otherwise very good.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/12/2002