Auction 154, Lot 206

"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 (published)

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 an uncommon 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: A

Attractive example, issued folding, with pleasant even-age toning.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/16/2015

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