Auction 119, Lot 234

"Johnson's California, also Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona", Johnson, A. J.

Subject: United States - Southwestern

Period: 1864 (dated)

Publication: New Illustrated Family Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 15.5 inches
59.7 x 39.4 cm

This is the later 1864 edition and is one of the first maps to show the original four counties of Yavapai, Mohave, Yuma and Pima in the newly organized Arizona Territory. The Utah/Nevada border is now at 114° and Arizona has its final borders. Details the U.S. Mail routes, the Emigrant roads to California, the proposed railroad route through Utah, Nevada and California, and the Pony Express trail. Terrific details throughout.


Condition: B

Overall even toning and a couple of light spots of foxing. There are a couple short marginal tears at the bottom, just into the map and repaired with archival tape. The centerfold is reinforced on the verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/9/2007