Auction 116, Lot 124

"Johnson's New Military Map of the United States Showing the Forts, Military Posts &c. all the Military Divisions with Enlarged Plans of Southern Harbors…", Johnson and Ward

Subject: United States

Period: 1861 (dated)

Publication: Illustrated Family Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 17.2 inches
59.7 x 43.7 cm

A full view of the United States showing scores of military posts largely west of the Mississippi and, particularly, in Texas and the Southwest. Nine insets of southern harbor towns are arranged to the right and bottom: Baltimore, Washington, Norfolk, Charleston, Savannah, Key West, Pensacola, Mobile and New Orleans. The seven Military Departments of the United States are delineated. This steel engraved map features Johnson's first edition borders.

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Condition: B

Original light pastel hand coloring with full original margins. Some small spots along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/20/2006

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