Auction 148, Lot 322

"Map of Texas", Page, H. R.

Subject: Texas

Period: 1886 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.1 x 26.6 inches
40.9 x 67.6 cm

This large map is a scarce issue of Texas by the little-known H.R. Page & Co. firm of Chicago. County development is shown in attractive full hand color, which is uncommon for this late date. The map locates cities, towns, rivers, lakes, and an extensive railroad network. Unlike earlier editions, this map does not contain an inset of Presidio and El Paso. Published in the Illustrated Atlas of Winnebago and Boone Counties, Illinois.

References: Rumsey #2861.022.

Condition: B+

Overall very good with two small stains in the right blank margin and a centerfold separation that extends 1" into the image at right and has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $275

Closed on 2/19/2014