Auction 126, Lot 169

"[Lot of 4] A New Map of Maine [with] Map of New Hampshire & Vermont [with] Map of Massachusetts and Rhode Island [and] Map of Connecticut", Desilver, Charles

Subject: New England

Period: 1856 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 15.3 inches
31.2 x 38.9 cm

This lot of maps are from the uncommon issue by Desilver. Each is colored by county with details showing all towns and villages, wagon roads, railroads, rivers, canals, topography in hachure, county seats, etc. Statistical table lists 1850 census by county and historic populations. Desilver's unique strapwork-style border surrounds. Lot of four engraved maps in full original hand coloring.

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Condition: A+

Fine color and impression. A hint of marginal toning.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/3/2008

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