Auction 160, Lot 225

"Johnson's Nebraska Dakota, Colorado Idaho & Kansas", Johnson & Ward

Subject: Central United States

Period: 1863-64 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.8 x 12.8 inches
40.1 x 32.5 cm

Handsome map that depicts the Dakota Territory and a portion of the huge Idaho Territory as it was prior to the creation of Montana and Wyoming. There is early detail of topography and watershed. Numerous exploration and wagon routes in addition to the proposed routes for the Pacific railroads are identified. Indian tribes and army forts are noted. Surrounded by a decorative scroll-style border.

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Condition: B+

Original color with light toning and a few faint spots. Minor soiling in the blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 11/16/2016

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