Catalog Archive
Auction 138, Lot 245

"United States. Western States", Black, Adam & Charles

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1865 (circa)

Publication: Black's Atlas of the World

Color: Printed Color

10.5 x 16.4 inches
26.7 x 41.7 cm

This map was published at a time when many territorial borders were in transitory configurations: Washington extends to the Rocky Mountains, truncating both Idaho and Montana; and Arizona extends west to incorporate the southeastern corner of Nevada, which is shown in its narrowest configuration. An inscription reads, "Engraved & Printed in colours by J. Bartholomew, Edinburgh."

References: IMCOS-71, p. 17.

Condition: A

Early printed color and light toning in margins. Small tear in margin not affecting map image, repaired on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/7/2011