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Auction 147, Lot 251

"Map of a Part of Washington Territory Lying East of the Cascade Mountains to Accompany Report of Surveyor General", Tilton, James

Subject: Washington

Period: 1857 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Ex. Doc. No. 11 & Ho. Ex. Doc. No. 2, 1st Session., 35st Congress

Color: Black & White

14 x 22.1 inches
35.6 x 56.1 cm
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This uncommon and very detailed map covers the Columbia River from Ft. Dallas eastward to Ft. Walla-Walla, and north to Ft. Colvill. The Great Plateau of Spokane spans the center of the map. In the upper right corner the Gold Mines are shown along the Western limits of the Rock Mountains. Steven's survey route for the Pacific Railroad, creeks, rivers, lakes, roads, the Old Presbyterian Mission are also shown. The map was surveyed by Tilton and lithographed by C.B. Graham, Washington D.C., 1857.


Condition: B

A nice, dark impression, issued folding, with minor toning and numerous fold separations backed in Japanese tissue on verso.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 11/20/2013