Auction 113, Lot 258

"Territory of New Mexico", General Land Office

Subject: New Mexico

Period: 1903 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

18 x 21.8 inches
45.7 x 55.4 cm

A colorful and fascinating map with great detail that was published only nine years before New Mexico obtained statehood. Shows in incredible detail the extent of existing Indian reservations, Military reservations, Forest Reserves and Private Land Grants through color and hash. Mountains shown by a brown hachure plus all the other colors on the map combine to provide great visual impact. Filled with information on watershed, mountains, railroads, wagon roads, unsurveyed townships, etc. Delineates the short-lived county of Leonard Wood. In 1903 Guadalupe county was renamed Leonard Wood and then returned to Guadalupe in 1905. The map was compiled by Frank Bond, Chief of Drafting Division.


Condition: A+

Folding, as issued.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/7/2005