Auction 149, Lot 231

"Map of the State of Florida Showing the Progress of the Surveys...", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Florida

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: Sen: Ex: Doc. No 1. 2d. Sess: 36 Cong.

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.5 x 23.1 inches
62.2 x 58.7 cm

This state survey map is drawn on a scale of 18 miles to the inch. It shows the topography, vegetation, towns, cities, forts, rivers, lakes, swamps and many early trails and roads. Most of the state is shown as surveyed with a key designating the extent or the work completed. Area extends to show the Keys, Dry Tortugas Island and Ft. Jefferson, and locates Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Rabones, Key Biscayne and scores of smaller keys. It is signed in the plate by Francis L. Darcy, Surveyor General. Lithographed by Bien.

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Condition: B

Issued folding, now flattened, with faint toning along a few folds and attractive color. Backed in tissue to repair numerous fold separations and remargined at left.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/21/2014

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