Auction 115, Lot 290

"Map of Texas to Illustrate Olney's School Geography", Olney, Jesse

Subject: Texas

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Olney's School Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 10.3 inches
21.1 x 26.2 cm

This is a nice early map of Texas including several early settlements including Dallas and Fredericksburg. Indian tribes, forts, and early county development are noted. The farthest west counties are Gillespie and Medina at about 99°. A vast uninhabited region lays between the established counties and the Ilamo Estacado.

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Condition: B

A little foxing or toning in lower part, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/21/2006

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