Auction 110, Lot 150

"Johnson's Minnesota and Dakota", Johnson & Browning

Subject: United States - Central

Period: 1861 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Family Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.3 x 12.5 inches
38.9 x 31.8 cm

The newly formed Dakota Territory is a huge unorganized area with its western boundary along the Missouri River. Interesting notation locates vast prairies said to be "the great Hunting and Fighting Ground of Dakotah, Odjebwe, Assiniboin, Arikara, Minitarree and other Nations." Good detail throughout Minnesota. A handsome map with the early strapwork border.

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Condition: B

Pleasant ivory toning. A few spots, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/2/2005

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