Auction 162, Lot 291

"Map of Oklahoma and Indian Ter.", Kenyon Company, The

Subject: Oklahoma

Period: 1904 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
19.9 x 14.6 inches
50.5 x 37.1 cm

This colorful and highly detailed pocket map from the Powers Land & Loan Co. folds into original red paper covers tilted "Map of Oklahoma and Ind. Ter." The titling is held within a Roman column, with additional marketing text on back cover. The map itself is a great land promotional piece that uses extensive overprinting in red to promote the virtues of the region, noting how many acres are to be sold. Around the map's margins: "Lawton has no Equal in the World…"; "Comanche County has more Springs and Timber Lined Streams…" and more. Printed on fine banknote-style paper. Index on verso lists towns and cites with population.

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Condition: A

Covers and map are in near fine condition with a few tiny fold separations and a touch of color offsetting in the margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/26/2017

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