Auction 123, Lot 205

"Map of Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado, Showing also the Southern Portion of Dacotah", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Central United States

Period: 1867 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

14 x 11.5 inches
35.6 x 29.2 cm

This map details Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado and the southern portion of Dakota. Counties, cities, towns, transportation routes, Reservations, and topographical features are illustrated. County development in Kansas stops at Ft. Atkinson, and in Nebraska the northern portion is unorganized. In Colorado the Gold region is noted adjacent to Denver City. This is the first Mitchell to show the newly formed Wyoming, labeled in hastily applied lettering. Enclosed in Mitchell's fine grapevine style border.

References: Blevins Mapping Wyoming #196.

Condition: B

Map has small scattered spots from something dropped on the map. Short edge tear touching neatline, repaired on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/20/2008