Auction 113, Lot 208

"Map of Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.4 inches
35.6 x 29 cm

This colorful map features Nebraska with a long panhandle extending all the way to present-day Idaho. Names the Pony Express route and locates numerous Indian tribes, forts and trading posts. County development in Kansas and Nebraska is limited to the eastern edge, with no counties at all in Colorado. Denver is Denver City with Auraria directly below and the Cherry Fork extending to the southeast from Denver. Names the North, Middle, and South Parks, as well as several forts and a few towns in Colorado.

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Condition: A

Near fine with bright impression and terrific color. One tiny chip in margin.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/7/2005

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