Auction 110, Lot 229

"No. 13 Map of the State of Texas", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Texas

Period: 1852 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's School and Family Geography

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 8 inches
26.7 x 20.3 cm

Fine map of Texas filled with a remarkable amount of information for a school atlas map. Details include Indian tribes, watershed, counties, cities and towns, wagon roads or trails, and more. There are no counties formed west of the 100th meridian. The Salt Plains lay to the east of the Staked Plain, and much of central Texas is labeled Rolling Table Lands. The hills are shown through hachure. With insets of the panhandle and the vicinity of Galveston.


Condition: B

Light soiling in lower right area of map and some light foxing mostly in blank areas. Original full wash coloring.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/2/2005