Auction 112, Lot 258

"Montana Territory", General Land Office

Subject: Montana

Period: 1887 (dated)

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

Color: Printed Color

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.


Condition: B

A couple small areas of marginal toning, some splits at fold intersections and at margin, and a hint of offsetting, else very good.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/28/2005