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Auction 138, Lot 70

"[Lot of 2 - Johnson Atlas Subscription Tickets]",

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1862-65 (circa)


Color: Black & White

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These scarce subscription tickets enabled purchasers of a Johnson's Atlas to receive updated maps or letterpress as they were published, free of expense upon receipt of fifteen cents for each map.

A. To The Subscribers to our New Atlas, by Johnson & Browning, dated June 12th 1862 (8.5" x 3.5"). The verso of this subscription ticket was used as a receipt for the purchase of the atlas by the atlas' local agent, B. G. Smith. Condition: Small chip in upper-right corner with residue of a stamp, and a printer's crease at left. There is a pencil notation at bottom, which appears to relate to Johnson’s Post Office Box number (2857). (A)

B. To the Subscribers to Johnson's New Atlas, by A. J. Johnson, circa 1865 (7.5" x 3"). Condition: Toned and lightly soiled, with a crease down the center and a 2" separation. (B)



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Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/7/2011