Auction 115, Lot 195

"Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming", Johnson, A. J.

Subject: United States - Central and Northwest

Period: 1865 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 17 inches
58.4 x 43.2 cm

Large, double page engraved map showing an early rendering of Wyoming Territory, created in 1868. Correctly shows Montana which, along with Wyoming, was previously contained in a large Idaho territory. Excellent detail throughout, the map identifies scores of place names, roads, watershed, topography and political boundaries. The sheet names the Emigrant Road, forts, springs, and more. A large single Dakota extends to Minnesota. Dated 1865, but published with updates to circa 1869.

References:

Condition: A

Near fine example with just a little toning at lower centerfold into border. Professionally encapsulated in Mylar.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/21/2006

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