Auction 115, Lot 194

"Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Colorado, Idaho & Kansas", Johnson & Ward

Subject: United States - Central Midwest

Period: 1863 (circa)

Publication: Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.8 x 12.8 inches
40.1 x 32.5 cm

Handsome example of this map that depicts a huge, square-shaped Idaho Territory as it was prior to the creation of Montana and Wyoming. Dakota is one territory. There is early detail of topography and watershed. Numerous exploration and wagon routes in addition to the proposed routes for the Pacific railroads are identified. Indian tribes and army forts are noted. Decorative scroll-style border.

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Condition: A

Attractive, even ivory toning to paper with full margins. One small spot in Colorado, else near fine. Professionally encapsulated in archival Mylar.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/21/2006

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