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Auction 105, Lot 135

"The United States of North America (General Map)", Blackie, W. G. & Son

Subject: United States

Period: 1860 (published)

Publication: Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 13.5 inches
50 x 34.3 cm
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Very precisely engraved map with remarkable territorial boundaries. A large Texas includes today's Oklahoma. Oregon and Washington extend to the Continental Divide. Utah includes present-day Nevada and much of Colorado. New Mexico Territory includes Arizona, the Las Vegas area and a portion of southern Colorado. A huge Nebraska Territory fills the region between the Rocky Mountains and an enlarged Minnesota. Kansas extends the eastern boundary of Utah. A interesting map filled with place names, forts, watershed and topo information.


Condition: A

Original hand coloring in delicate pastel outline.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/3/2003