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Auction 152, Lot 180

"Map No. 10. United States", Burgess, Daniel

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1853 (dated)

Publication: Smith's Quarto Geography

Color: Hand Color

9 x 10.4 inches
22.9 x 26.4 cm
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A nice map of the West that displays early territorial boundaries. New Mexico Territory is shown with the post-Gadsden Purchase border plus the northern extension into today's Colorado. Oregon and Washington extend to the Continental Divide and a huge Nebraska occupies the area to the east with a small area east of Utah labeled Kansas. The large Utah Territory extends to the Continental Divide. Each state/territory is labeled with their population: Utah 11,000; New Mexico 62,000; Oregon 13,000; California 264,000. Numerous Indian tribes and military fort are located.


Condition: B+

Minor soiling in the lower portion of the image with a couple of soft creases and a few small ink marks in the upper right corner.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/18/2015