Auction 139, Lot 242

"[Lot of 4] Map of the Territory of New Mexico [and] Territory of New Mexico [and] Territory of New Mexico [and] Territory of New Mexico", U.S. Department of Interior

Subject: New Mexico

Period: 1900-1910 (circa)

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Color: Printed Color

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This lot of four maps from the early 20th century covers a period of significant growth in New Mexico including: A. Map of the Territory of New Mexico, circa 1900, (13" x 20"). Lists 80 different mining districts and 18 counties. Overprinting in red to show springs and irrigations ditches. (A)

B. Territory of New Mexico, dated 1903, (18" x 21.8"). Shows numerous land divisions including 24 counties. Condition - a few pinholes, else fine. (A)

C. Territory of New Mexico, dated 1906, (18.3" x 22"). Same map as above with different coloring, showing the location of coal deposits and potential deposits. Condition - there is a 4" fold separation with archival tape on verso to reinforce a few folds. (B)

D. Territory of New Mexico, dated 1910, (18" x 21.8"). A further evolution of the territory, displaying 26 counties, 7 shy of the current 33. (A+)

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Condition:

See descriptions. All issued folding.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/15/2012

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