Auction 130, Lot 315

"Johnson's Texas", Johnson & Browning

Subject: Texas

Period: 1866 (dated)

Publication: Illustrated Family Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 16.7 inches
58.4 x 42.4 cm

This is the uncommon single page map that contains very fine detail throughout. County development ends along the 100th meridian with the counties of Hardeman, Concho, and Kimble. Along the Rio Grande River is Kinney County is in its large 1864 configuration with Maverick county below. The Staked Plain contains the unnamed Young County in an uncommon smaller configuration. The extensive trail and wagon road systems are delineated and a large number of towns and villages are named. The railroad system is not yet well developed, but the proposed Pacific R.R. Route is shown. The U.S. Mail Route is well delineated. With insets: a Plan of Galveston Bay; and a Plan of Sabine Lake. The map is surrounded in Johnson's bold, first edition border.

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Condition: A

Near fine example with beautiful impression and fine original hand coloring. Full margins.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/2/2009

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