Auction 103, Lot 197

"County Map of Texas", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Texas

Period: 1867 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 10.75 inches
34.3 x 27.3 cm

Hand colored map with large inset of "Galveston Bay and Vicinity." Texas west of 100 deg. is made up of Young Territory, Bexar territory, El Paso and Presidio Counties, and clearly shows the Llano Estacado or Staked Plain region. Trails shown and a notation on the Llano Estacado about parts being "destitute of both wood and water." Limited railroads extends only into Austin. Decorative grapevine border.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/11/2003

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