Auction 146, Lot 153

"United States of America", Lizars, William Home

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1819 (circa)

Publication: Warden's Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United States

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.8 x 15.3 inches
45.2 x 38.9 cm

This handsome map shows the young United States with political development confined east of the Mississippi River and the state of Louisiana. Missouri Territory takes in all the plains region west of the Mississippi and the North West Territory contains the future Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The map provides good information on the early roads and locates Indian villages, hunting grounds, and forts.

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Condition: B+

There are a few faint spots in the image and light soiling confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/4/2013

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