Auction 140, Lot 308

"Texas", Morse, Sidney Edwards

Subject: Texas

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: General Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 14 inches
30.5 x 35.6 cm

Great map of Texas produced in the cerographic method (wax engraving) that was pioneered by Morse. County development is very current to map's publication date with the counties correct to 1855. Each county is named with light red over printing. The large unorganized area in the center of the state is labeled Camanches and extends from the Rio Grande to the panhandle and the Staked Plains.

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Condition: B+

Bright original color with light toning and some offsetting from the opposing text page.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/23/2012

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