Auction 126, Lot 343

"Johnson's New Map of the State of Texas", Johnson & Ward

Subject: Texas

Period: 1863 (published)

Publication: Illustrated Family Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

24 x 17 inches
61 x 43.2 cm

Large, handsome map with county development mostly in eastern Texas and only the three large counties of El Paso, Presidio, and Bexar organized in the west. The panhandle, noted as the Staked Plains (Elevated Table Land, without Wood or Water), includes a large section that is unorganized. Nice depiction of the wagon roads, many named, and several completed railroads. Insets include a Plan of Sabine Lake, Plan of the Northern part of Texas, and Plan of Galveston Bay. Decorative latticework border. Text on verso. Fancy title lettering.


Condition: B+

Great impression and coloring. Split at bottom centerfold and tear in the same area closed on verso with archival tissue.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/3/2008