Auction 103, Lot 183

"Montana Territory", General Land Office

Subject: Montana

Period: 1887 (dated)

Publication: Senate ex Doc 58, 52nd Cong., 1st Session

Color: Printed Color

Size:
39 x 26.2 inches
99.1 x 66.5 cm

This is the rarely seen large edition that shows in great detail the extent of Public Surveys. Hydrology and topography are well developed on this colorful map. Shows Indian reservations (Blackfeet, Flathead etc.), military posts (Forts - Assinniboine, Keogh, Maginnis, Custer, Camp Baker, etc.). Completed and proposed railroads are also detailed and named. Locates Custer Hill, Custer's Monument, and the Reno battlefield. Good detail also of Yellowstone.

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Condition: B

Issued folding, now press and backed with archival tissue. Light toning along right side, otherwise a beautiful example of the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/11/2003

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