Auction 160, Lot 342

"A New Map of the State of Wisconsin", Desilver, Charles

Subject: Wisconsin

Period: 1856 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13.4 x 15.9 inches
34 x 40.4 cm

This is a later edition of this striking map of the state of Wisconsin, published by Charles Desilver in 1856. County configuration is current to 1855, with Wood and Burnett counties not yet formed. Railroads, stagecoach roads, canals, and more are delineated. Northernmost development includes the huge counties like Oconto, Marathon, Chippewa, and La Pointe.


Condition: B+

Original color with one small stain in northern Illinois and some binding holes along the border at left.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 11/16/2016