Auction 113, Lot 280

"Texas", Morse, Sidney Edwards

Subject: Texas

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: General Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 14 inches
30.5 x 35.6 cm

Great map of Texas produced in the cerographic method (wax engraving) that was pioneered by Morse. County development is very current to map's publication date with the counties correct to 1855. Each county is named with light red over printing. The large unorganized area in the center of the state is labeled Camanches and extends from the Rio Grande to the panhandle and the Staked Plains.

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Condition: A

Strong, bright color and impression. A little offsetting in blank areas, still very good.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/7/2005

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