Auction 107, Lot 208

"County Map of Texas", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Texas

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 10.7 inches
34.3 x 27.2 cm

Attractive Texas map with large inset of "Galveston Bay and Vicinity." West Texas 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 extend only into Austin. Decorative floral border.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/9/2004

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