Auction 126, Lot 155

"United States", Lizars, Daniel

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1827 (circa)

Publication: The Edinburgh Geographical and Historical Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 16 inches
50.3 x 40.6 cm

Uncommon map of the central and eastern United States showing the westward expansion of the frontier. Arkansas Territory extends into present-day Oklahoma, and the Northwestern Territory contains Wisconsin and Minnesota and the future Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Missouri Territory stretches as far as present-day Montana. Texas is still part of Mexico. A great swath of the plains is labeled Great Desert, with little else noted in the region.

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Condition: B+

Fine impression and nice original color. There is a light stain in the right side margin that barely affects the map border. There is an old repair on the bottom centerfold, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/3/2008

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