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Auction 118, Lot 335

"Map of the State of Florida Showing the Progress of the Surveys…", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Florida

Period: 1856 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 25 inches
58.4 x 63.5 cm

An early state survey map drawn on a scale of 12-miles to the inch. It shows the topography, vegetation, town, cities, forts, rivers, lakes, swamps and many early trails and roads. Most of the state is shown as surveyed. Area extends to show the keys and to Dry Tortugas Island and Ft. Jefferson, and locates Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Rabones, Key Biscayne, scores of keys and much, much more. It is signed in the plate by John Westcott, Surveyor General.


Condition: B

Toning along folds with separations reinforced with cello tape.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/6/2007