Auction 125, Lot 279

"Sketch of the Public Surveys in the State of Minnesota", General Land Office

Subject: Minnesota

Period: 1866 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 22.7 inches
50.3 x 57.7 cm

Lovely colored map delineates the railroad grants and locates gold, iron and copper deposits and mines. Details include 71 counties, numerous towns, land offices, completed and projected railroads and more. This example is mounted on linen with binding trim at two corners to neatline, as issued.


Condition: B+

A lovely impression and original hand coloring. Toning along folds and a few fold splits closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/24/2008