Auction 124, Lot 275

"Map of the State of Oregon",

Subject: Oregon

Period: 1904 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

34 x 26.6 inches
86.4 x 67.6 cm

This large, separately issued map shows remarkable detail throughout. Information includes townships surveyed, railroads and road right-of-ways, watersheds, and hundreds of towns and settlements. The Cascade Range Forest Preserve in strongly delineated. At sides are extensive lists naming all post offices and railway stations with populations from the census of 1900. Also locates Indian Reservations and Forest Reserves. This scarce issue was published by Bushong & Co., Map Engravers of Portland, Oregon.


Condition: A

A nice, bright example with some minor marginal tears, not affecting the map. One tear just into the index at right has been repaired on the verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/7/2008