Auction 157, Lot 203

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"[Lot of 2] Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia [and] Johnson's Delaware and Maryland", Johnson & Ward

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1864 (circa)

Publication: Johnson’s New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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These maps with decorative borders are absolutely filled with details, including county development, towns, roads, railroad routes, trails, forts, and more. The map of Virginia and West Virginia includes 5 lovely vignettes of the University of Virginia, Fort Monroe, the General Post Office, the Treasury Building, and the Patent Office. The map of Delaware and Maryland includes a large inset of Washington, DC.

A. Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia, dated 1864 (23.4 x 17.0").
B. Johnson's Delaware and Maryland, circa 1864 (16.2 x 12.8").

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Condition: B+

Bright examples with original color and a few small spots of foxing. The map of Virginia and West Virginia has a 1.5" centerfold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/4/2016

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