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Auction 102, Lot 169

"Sketch of Public Surveys in New Mexico & Arizona", General Land Office

Subject: Arizona & New Mexico

Period: 1866 (dated)

Publication: Annual Report of the Commr. Genl. Land Office

Color: Hand Color

28 x 20.8 inches
71.1 x 52.8 cm

Filled with interesting detail and place names just four years after the creation of Arizona Territory. Color coding shows the locations of Silver, Gold, and Copper mines. Locates ruins, wells, explorer routes, forts, Indian tibes, topographical and watershed information. First edition in original color.

References: Phillips (A) #1388-22; Wheat (TMW) #1153.

Condition: B

Backed with linen, as issued. Scattered foxing and toned along a fold. Close binding trim, as issued. Two small splits along fold lines repaired with linen tape.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Sold for: $475

Closed on 3/5/2003