Auction 140, Lot 328

"Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America und Mexico", Radefeld, Carl Christian Franz

Subject: United States, Texas & Mexico

Period: 1852 (dated)

Publication: Meyer's Groschen Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7.5 inches
25.4 x 19.1 cm

This very attractive, highly detailed map displays unusual configurations of the western territories of the United States. In Texas the French Franz Col. colony and the German Mainzer Verein colony are highlighted in text and separate hand coloring. New Mexico Territory expands between Texas, a large Utah Territory and California and includes Santa Fe and Taos. The large Indian Territory encompasses today's Oklahoma, Kansas, and part of Nebraska. Missouri Territory is also identified as Nebraska. Finely engraved in the typical German style.

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Condition: B+

Nice impression and original outline color with some faint foxing primarily around the upper and right neatline.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $70

Closed on 5/23/2012

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