Auction 126, Lot 325

"[Lot of 2] Ohio",

Subject: Ohio

Period: 1831-42 (dated)

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1) Ohio, David Burr, Universal Atlas, 1831, hand color. (12.5 x 10.3") This is a Burr map which was published before the firm of Illman & Pilbrow took over. Hand colored by county, the map contains much detail. The National Road bisects the state. Very good example with some marginal soiling and slight fading to the original hand coloring. (B+)

2) Ohio, Sidney Morse, 1842, printed color. (11 x 14") This is an early printed color map that covers the state in fine detail including the major roads, railroads, towns, villages, etc. Legend keys to the capital, towns, canals, and railroads. The map was produced with the cerographic process, one of the earliest methods used for color printing in maps. It proved to be too expensive at the time it was introduced by Morse & Breese and did not come into general usage until the later part of the nineteenth century. A little marginal soiling or staining otherwise fine. (A)

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Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008

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