Auction 115, Lot 282

"Oregon", Asher & Adams

Subject: Oregon

Period: 1872 (dated)

Publication: New Commercial and Statistical Atlas and Gazetteer of the United States

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 15.8 inches
55.9 x 40.1 cm

Crisply engraved chart of the state shows the extent of development and status of surveying in 1872. There is early county development with the center of the state still unorganized. Place names include scores of small towns and villages, forts, coastal detail and watershed. Surveyed townships are noted. The Oregon California R.R. extends from Oakland north to E. Portland, and the Oregon Central R.R. runs between Portland and the vicinity of Lincoln. Attractive sheet is accentuated with original delicate pastel coloring.

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Condition: A

Nice color and impression with original margins. Hint of centerfold toning, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/21/2006

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