Auction 113, Lot 281

"County Map of Texas", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Texas

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.2 x 10.6 inches
33.5 x 26.9 cm

Attractive Texas map with large inset of "Galveston Bay and Vicinity." West Texas is made up of Young Territory, Bexar Territory, El Paso and Presidio Counties, and clearly shows the Llano Estacado or Staked Plain region with a notation about the region being "destitute of both wood and water." Trails and roads shown and limited railroads extend only into Austin. Large inset details Galveston Bay and Vicinity. Decorative floral border.

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Condition: A+

Crisp, early impression and brilliant color.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/7/2005

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