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Auction 115, Lot 141

"[Lot of 2 - United States]",

Subject: United States

Period: 1860-64 (dated)



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1) Map of the United States Exhibiting the Military Depts. & Posts 1860, Bien, New York, 1860. Lovely hand coloring, which is unusual for a Bien map. Locates the military departments of Oregon, Utah, California, New Mexico, Texas, of the West, and of the East. Locates forts, watershed and major mountains through hachure. (19.8 x 12.8")

2) Statistical Map of the United States of America. Bowen & Co. Lith., Philadelphia, 1864. Black and white map shows alternate railroad routes to the Pacific, under construction and proposed, the new territorial boundaries (but Wyoming is still part of Dakota) and the Black Hills Gold Region. Wheat calls this primarily a railroad map and provides a full page illustration. (19.8 x 14.8")

References: Wheat (TMW) 1110

Condition: B

The former has occasional scattered foxing. The latter is toned along one fold with weakness closed on verso with archival tape. Both folding as issued.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/21/2006