Auction 117, Lot 325

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

Subject: Texas

Period: 1848 (circa)

Publication: Olney's School Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 10.4 inches
21.6 x 26.4 cm

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

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Condition: B

Generally good with some foxing and finger soil, mostly confined to margins. Someone practiced their arithmetic on the verso in pencil. Original hand color.

Estimate: $140 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/6/2006

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