Auction 136, Lot 343

"Map of Texas to Illustrate Olney's School Geography", Olney, Jesse

Subject: Texas

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Olney's School Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 10.3 inches
21.1 x 26.2 cm

This nice early map of Texas includes several early settlements including Dallas and Fredericksburg. Indian tribes, forts, and early county development are noted. The farthest west counties are Gillespie and Medina at about 99°. A vast uninhabited region lays between the established counties and the Ilamo Estacado.

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Condition: A

A faint area of smudging below title and a few spots in left margin, else very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/1/2011

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