Auction 124, Lot 259

"State of Nevada", General Land Office

Subject: Nevada

Period: 1903 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
42 x 30 inches
106.7 x 76.2 cm

An excellent, large format state and county map showing the status of public surveys and many details throughout the state. A legend explains symbols for settlements, townships, Indian reservations, public reserves, etc. Abundant place names are shown including the Carson Sink, Virginia and Silver City, the Sutro Tunnel, Las Vegas, and much more. Topography and hydrology are nicely developed. Compiled and drawn by Daniel O'Hare under the direction of Frank Bond, Chief of Drafting Division, G.L.O. Printed by the Friendenwald Photo-Litho company of Baltimore. This is the first large format GLO map of Nevada we've seen.

References:

Condition: B+

Folded, as issued. The map has a little soiling at a couple of folds and a few short fold separations, some closed on verso with archival tape. There is a faint pencil notation in the left margin.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/7/2008

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