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Auction 163, Lot 322

"Illinois Central R.R. Co. - Railroad Lands for Sale in the Famous Yazoo Valley of Mississippi...", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: Mississippi

Period: 1897 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

14.1 x 35.2 inches
35.8 x 89.4 cm
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This uncommon map spans from Memphis south to Jefferson County, Mississippi. The state is divided by survey township with the areas shaded in black signifying railroad lands owned by the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley R.R. Company that are available for sale. The Mississippi River is prominent with several towns, cities, and ports named along its course. A red line running next to the river delineates the levee system. Published by the Illinois Central R.R. Co.


Condition: B

Issued folding and now flattened with light toning, minor extraneous creasing, and a number of small chips and separations along a few folds in the upper portion of the image, resulting in minor loss of image.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/14/2017