Auction 123, Lot 295

"Map of Mississippi Showing Counties, Towns, Villages, Rivers, Railroads and Congressional Districts",

Subject: Mississippi

Period: 1903 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
14.3 x 18.8 inches
36.3 x 47.8 cm

Ephemeral land promotion pocket map published by Kenyon Printing & Mfg. Co. for R. W. Parham & Co. of Memphis. The map features extensive overprinting, e.g. "100,000 acres for sale in this state," "Farms and Timber Lands," etc. Index on verso. Folds into printed wrappers with more advertising, including "Famous Delta plantations with or without personal property." Robert W. Parham and R. Graham Bostwick are listed as principles of the company.

References:

Condition: B+

Very good color and full margins. A couple fold intersection splits and some light color offsetting, else very good. Front cover with a little missing paper at lower right corner, well outside the title.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/20/2008

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