Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 193

"Map of the State of Illinois", General Land Office

Subject: Illinois

Period: 1866 (dated)

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

Color: Hand Color

14.7 x 22 inches
37.3 x 55.9 cm

From the first year that large colored state maps were issued by GLO. Good detail throughout including many named railroads. Copper and lead deposits shown in original color. Notes indicate widespread locations of iron, bituminous coal and lead.

References: Phillips (A) #1388-3.

Condition: B

Toned along some folds and some light occasional foxing. Backed with original linen with close binding trim, as issued. Two splits along folds archivally repaired.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/5/2003