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Auction 118, Lot 212

"[Lot of 9 Town Plans]", Rogers & Johnston

Subject: Canada & United States

Period: 1857 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the United States of North America

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 12 inches
21.1 x 30.5 cm

A fine set of engraved city plans from this infrequently seen atlas. The atlas was produced from an unusual collaboration between Johnston, a Scot, Rogers, an American, and Stanford, an Englishman. The cities are uncolored with areas of water in full color. Each sheet, except for New York, have two plans contained in a common border. This lot includes: 1) Quebec and its Environs/ Montreal; 2) New York and its Environs; 3) New Orleans / San Francisco; 4) Cincinnati & Vicinity / Louisville Jeffersonville & Vicinity; and 5) Philadelphia & Vicinity / Boston and its Environs. Lot of nine plans on five sheets.

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Condition: A

All with handsome, even ivory age toning, a little more the edges. Full, original margins.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/6/2007

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