Auction 123, Lot 297

"Map of Missouri", Page, H. R.

Subject: Missouri

Period: 1880 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 18.5 inches
52.1 x 47 cm

This scarce folding pocket map shows approximately 114 counties in full original hand coloring. The highly detailed map locates cities, towns, rivers, lakes, marshes, roads and railway lines. The 22-page index lists cities and counties, and numerous railroads with their stations and distances. Map folds into its original tan paper wrappers that measure 3.6 x 6". The title is printed in black and has decorative flourishes in red on the front and back. A rarely seen issue.

References:

Condition: A

Map has a faint stain from watercolor running at edge of map, just below title. Booklet hinges are starting to crack, and the first couple of pages have scattered foxing. Covers are a bit sunned or soiled and slightly abraded on edges.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 2/20/2008

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