Auction 101, Lot 155

"Route of the Western Rail Road. East of Connecticut River [together with] … West of Connecticut River", Anon.

Subject: Connecticut

Period: 1837 (dated)

Publication: Reports of the Engineers of the Western Rail Road Corporation,

Color: Black & White

See Description

Pair of maps featuring the railroad and showing counties and towns along the route from Worcester to West Stockbridge. Lithographed by Thomas Moore. East map (25.5 x 16.5"), West map (25.5 x 18.5"). Together with disbound report "Reports of the Engineers of the Western Rail Road Corporation made to the Directors, in 1836-37 (120 pp.) Printed on thin banknote paper.

References: Sabin #103009.

Condition: B

Binder's trim nearly to neatline on Eastern sheet with short binding tear repaired with Japanese tissue. Some stains toned with pastel.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/4/2002