Auction 139, Lot 227

"Map of Illinois", Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning

Subject: Illinois

Period: 1854 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 22.5 inches
45.7 x 57.2 cm

This map of Illinois shows county boundaries in different color along with cities, towns, rivers roads and railroads. There is an inset map of Chicago at lower left, showing city blocks and the various wards. At upper left is a table with population by county as of 1850. Folds into brown tooled and gilt covers.


Condition: B

There is some staining in the image where the map was originally adhered to the boards, else very good. The map is issued folded and is separated from the covers.

Estimate: $400 - $600


Closed on 2/15/2012