Auction 104, Lot 227

"A New Map of Michigan with its Canals, Roads & Distances", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Michigan

Period: 1853 (published)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 14.6 inches
29.7 x 37.1 cm

County development throughout, but settlement does not extend above Saginaw. Railroads shown only in the extreme southern portion. Inset of the Western Part of Michigan. Table gives the cities and distances along the steamboat routes from Detroit to Forts Gratiot and then continuing to Fort Howard. Fancy titling and decorative scroll borders.


Condition: A

Good impression and original coloring. With pleasant age toning and full margins. One small chip in margin.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/10/2003