Auction 116, Lot 346

"Oregon Upper California Texas Mexico Guatimala West Indies", Olney, A. N.

Subject: United States, Mexico, Caribbean

Period: 1849 (published)

Publication: Olney's Family Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.1 x 8 inches
25.7 x 20.3 cm

Very early map that includes the Gold Regions of California and focuses on the western half of the country. The map includes an inset scroll of the Gold Region of California at lower left with details of rivers and place names in the gold bearing region. Over the central states is the title in a vignette with a table of distances below. There are unusual boundaries of the western territories and Mormon Settlement in the vicinity of Salt Lake City. Large territorial depictions for Oregon, Utah and New Mexico. Text on verso with wood engravings.

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Condition: A

Good impression with nice original coloring and full margins. Lightly age toned.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/20/2006

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