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Auction 157, Lot 329

"Map of the Country upon the Brazos and Big Wichita Rivers Explored in 1854 by Capt. R.B. Marcy 5th U.S. Infy. Embracing the Lands Appropriated by the State of Texas for the Use of the Indians", Marcy, Capt. R.B.

Subject: Northeastern Texas, Oklahoma

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: Sen. Doc. 60, 34th Congress, 1st Session

Color: Black & White

31.3 x 25.9 inches
79.5 x 65.8 cm

This large and detailed map covers the northeastern part of Texas and a portion of Oklahoma, just north of the Red River, which is noted as Choctaw territory. Filled with details, it includes many place names, wagon roads, forts, reservations, woodlands, bayous, etc. From the 1854 explorations of Capt. R.B. Marcy of the 5th Infantry.

References: Wagner & Camp #278.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint toning along the folds, several tiny splits at fold intersections, and a 1" binding tear at left that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 5/4/2016