Auction 111, Lot 231

"Montana Territory", General Land Office

Subject: Montana

Period: 1887 (dated)

Publication: Senate Doc. 58, 52nd Cong., 1st Sess.

Color: Printed Color

Size:
39 x 26.2 inches
99.1 x 66.5 cm

This is the uncommon large edition that shows in great detail the extent of public surveys in Montana. Hydrology and topography are well developed on this colorful map. Shows Indian reservations (Blackfeet, Flathead etc.), military posts (Forts - Assiniboine, Keogh, Maginnis, Custer, Camp Baker, etc.) and the completed and proposed railroads. Locates Custer Hill, Custer's Monument, and the Reno battlefield. Shows Yellowstone National Park in its entirety with major features. Remarkable detail throughout with an extensive legend.

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Condition: A+

Issued folding, now pressed and backed with archival tissue. Lovely impression and coloring.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $425

Closed on 6/8/2005

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