Auction 137, Lot 383

"Map of Texas to Accompany "Brady's Glimpses of Texas" [with complete report] Glimpses of Texas: Its Divisions, Resources, Development and Prospects",

Subject: Texas

Period: 1871 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 12 inches
36.8 x 30.5 cm

Attractive map of Texas that is colored by county. There is fine detail throughout with roads, railroads, watershed and towns identified. West Texas is made up of the large counties of El Paso and Presidio. The map also has two insets: one of the United States and Mexico showing major railroad and roads through Texas and another of railroad and shipping connections in the Houston area. The map also includes a portion of Indian Territory. Included with this map is a 104 pp promotional report (including advertising) on the resources of the state in an effort to persuade readers to consider "making their future home in Texas."

References:

Condition: B

Condition code is for the map. Map is clean and bright with four clean splits at the fold intersections with some faint even toning. The report is in good condition but the front paper cover is detached.

Estimate: $1,600 - $2,000

Unsold

Closed on 9/14/2011

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