Auction 117, Lot 217

"Territory of Arizona", General Land Office

Subject: Arizona

Period: 1901 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

17 x 22 inches
43.2 x 55.9 cm

A colorful and fascinating map with great detail issued eleven years before statehood. The extent of nine Indian reservations and at least three Military reservations, including Camp Apache, are clearly shown in different colors. Numerous confirmed and unconfirmed land claims are named and located. A huge Grand Canyon Forest Reserve is shown. The brown hachured mountain area and the blue waterways combine to provide great visual impact. Information includes watershed, mountains, railroads, wagon roads, private claims, unsurveyed townships, etc. A beautiful, flawless example published while Harry King was the Chief of Drafting and the Hon. Binger Hermann was commissioner.


Condition: A+

Folding, as issued. Bright example.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/6/2006