Auction 130, Lot 262

"A Plat Exhibiting the State of the Surveys in the State of Florida", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Florida

Period: 1852 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25 x 22 inches
63.5 x 55.9 cm

An interesting, detailed and early lithographed map representing the progress of surveying in the state. It clearly shows the Everglades, Big Cypress, the Northern Keys, Arredondo Grant, Forbes Purchase, Lake O-Kee-Cho-Bee and numerous forts, extends to include Key Largo (unnamed) and the keys above. The transition between the Everglades and the gulf is indistinct along the southwest coast. Issued from St. Augustine by R.A. Putnam, Surveyor General.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now flattened, cleaned and with attractive later color. There are a few tiny edge tears, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/2/2009

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