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Auction 123, Lot 227

"Map of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Kansas, Colorado and Indian Territory", Warner, Higgins & Beers

Subject: United States - Southwestern

Period: 1871 (dated)

Publication: Lloyd's Atlas of the United States

Color: Hand Color

27.5 x 16.5 inches
69.9 x 41.9 cm

This large double-page map of the Southwest from this uncommon atlas shows early county development with good detail of railroads, wagon roads, forts and emerging cities. Arizona features its first four counties - Yavapai, Yuma, Mohave and Pima. It also shows the short-lived county of Pah-Ute along the northwest border; a political artifact resulting from Arizona's loss of its northwestern corner to Nevada. Terrific detail identifies U.S. Mail routes, telegraph routes, Hastings Road, the Santa Fe and Fort Smith Road, and much more. Enclosed in a decorative border with handsome Victorian-style titling.

References: Blevins Mapping Wyoming #354.

Condition: B+

Crisp, dark impression with fine, bold original color. Some minor foxing mostly confined to the margins. Centerfold separation (1/2") in margin repaired with paper tape on verso.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/20/2008