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Auction 102, Lot 239

"Map of Public Surveys in the Territory of Washington", General Land Office

Subject: Washington

Period: 1865 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

30.3 x 22.8 inches
77 x 57.9 cm

Dated 1865, but issued with the 1866 Annual Report of the Commr. Genl. Land Office. Development is limited to the coastal regions. Color-coded to locate silver, gold, copper, lead and coal. Very sparse settlement with just a few towns including Seattle, Vancouver, Walla Walla, and Olympia. Steven's proposed railroad route is shown. First edition in original color.

References: Phillips (A) #1388-22.

Condition: B

Backed with linen and close binding trim, both as issued. Toned along fold and scattered foxing. Small splits along folds repaired with linen tape on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/5/2003