Auction 130, Lot 238

"[Lot of 6 - Arkansas Survey Progress Maps]", General Land Office

Subject: Arkansas

Period: 1837-56 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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This set of State Land Survey maps together form a historical picture of the state's increasing settlement and the development of the government surveys. The earlier three maps have original hand coloring that matches the notes below the title. The lot includes:

1) Arkansas, 1837, 15.5 x 13.5". Lightly toned on vertical fold lines. (B+)
2) A, (1). Arkansas, 1839, 16 x 15.5". Very nice example. (A)
3) A, (1). Arkansas, 1850, 21.5 x 16". A few spots, still very good. (A)
4) A, (1). Arkansas, 1851, 17.5 x 13.8", uncolored. Toning on some folds. (B+)
5) A, (1). Arkansas, 1854, 17 x 15.5", uncolored. Toning on some folds. (B+)
6) A, (1). Arkansas, 1856, 16.8 x 15.5", uncolored. A little light toning or foxing along one fold. (B+)

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Condition:

Each is folding as issued and all have original margins. See individual descriptions for additional condition information.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/2/2009

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