Auction 139, Lot 218

"Map of the State of Florida Showing the Progress of the Surveys…", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Florida

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
24 x 23 inches
61 x 58.4 cm

This state survey map is drawn on a scale of 18 miles to the inch. It shows the topography, vegetation, towns, cities, forts, rivers, lakes, swamps and many early trails and roads. Most of the state is shown as surveyed with a key designating the extent or the work completed. Area extends to show the Keys, Dry Tortugas Island and Ft. Jefferson, and locates Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Rabones, Key Biscayne and scores of smaller keys. It is signed in the plate by Francis L. Darcy, Surveyor General. Lithographed by Bien.

References:

Condition: B

There are a few splits at fold intersections and a few fold separations that have been partially repaired with archival tape on verso. Toning along the folds.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/15/2012

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