Auction 148, Lot 255

"Military Map of the Peninsula of Florida South of Tampa Bay Compiled from the Latest and Most Reliable Authorities", Ives, Joseph C. (Lt.)

Subject: Southern Florida

Period: 1911 (circa)

Publication: Sen Doc. No. 89, 62nd Cong, 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

Size:
16.5 x 21.3 inches
41.9 x 54.1 cm

This is a rare reprint of the 1856 map covering the southern portion of Florida. Issued under the direction of Jefferson Davis, this highly detailed map depicts swamps, marshes, sawgrass, scrubs and prairie land. In addition to the vegetation, the map shows towns and villages, forts, wagon roads and trails with an extensive note below the image.

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Condition: B+

A nice example with some light toning and one tiny split at a fold intersection.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $210

Closed on 2/19/2014

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