Auction 124, Lot 288

"County Map of Texas, and Indian Territory", Warner & Beers

Subject: Texas and Oklahoma

Period: 1872 (circa)

Publication: Atlas of the United States

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 13.5 inches
36.8 x 34.3 cm

This is the only map of Texas that we are aware of that shows the proposed Wigefarth County in the lower Panhandle along the border of Indian Territory. The county line is only partially engraved with the northern border defined in color alone. The existing network of roads, trails and railways is minutely detailed and includes several railways that were not actually completed. Indian Territory is divided among eleven Native nations. Published by H.H. Lloyd & Co.

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Condition: A

Original color on a sound sheet. The left margin has some paper repairs in the blank areas, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 5/7/2008

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