Auction 109, Lot 189

"Territory of Arizona", General Land Office

Subject: Arizona

Period: 1903 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

16.7 x 20.2 inches
42.4 x 51.3 cm

A colorful and fascinating map with great detail just nine years before statehood. The Indian reservations and Military reservations, including Fort Apache, are clearly shown in different colors. Private claims, confirmed and unconfirmed, are outlined in red. The Grand Canyon Forest Reserve is shown. Details include watershed, mountains, railroads, wagon roads, private claims, unsurveyed townships, etc. This is the first map to name Sedona here called Sedonia.


Condition: A

Beautiful impression and color. Clean, bright paper with full margins. Free Library of Philadelphia punch stamp at lower right inside neatline but not within boundary of Arizona.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/1/2004