Auction 129, Lot 302

"Eastman's Map of the White Mountains", Eastman, Edson C.

Subject: New Hampshire

Period: 1872 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16.5 x 18 inches
41.9 x 45.7 cm

This scarce pocket map folds into original brown covers (4 x 5.5") with gilt title, "Eastman's Map of the Mountain & Lake Region of N.H." The lithographed map is a rather crude production but carries a surprising amount of detail. The map covers the White Mountains and more. It locates Lake Winnipesaukee, W. Lebanon, Groton Pond, Whitefield, Ellsworth, railroads, roads, and much more. In the northwest near Devils Den is "Nigger Head" pond. Blank verso. Paper label on inside cover lists other maps and guide books for sale by Eastman. Published by Edson C. Eastman, Concord, New Hampshire.

References: Phillips (M) p. 1070.

Condition: B+

Folding map with a few fold intersection splits and some fold toning. Miss-folded in the past. Covers with just a little wear and some soiling, more on the back cover.

Estimate: $190 - $240


Closed on 9/23/2009