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Auction 109, Lot 224

"Survey of a Road Route from Saginaw to Mackinac M.T.", U.S. War Dept.

Subject: Michigan

Period: 1861 (published)

Publication: Sen. Doc #234, 25th Congress 2nd Sess.

Color: Black & White

27 x 18 inches
68.6 x 45.7 cm

An important map illustrates the new military road beginning at the MacKinac Strait and ending at the Titabawassee River. It is a highly detailed map drawn on a scale of 3 miles per inch in the strip-map style. Remarkable detail along the route showing scores of swamps, forests with tree types noted, numerous river and creek fords, and much more.

References: Clausen & Friis #215.

Condition: A

Fine impression on clean paper, folding as issued. A touch of toning along top edge away from map image.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Closed on 12/1/2004