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Auction 163, Lot 325

"State of Missouri", General Land Office

Subject: Missouri

Period: 1866 (dated)

Publication: Annual Report of the Commr. Genl. Land Office

Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 17.6 inches
51.3 x 44.7 cm
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From the first year that large, colored, linen-backed state maps were issued by the GLO. There is good detail throughout, with particular emphasis on the location of railroads; North Missouri, Hannibal & St. Joseph, and the Pacific Railroad are shown, as well as the right-of-way for the Southern Pacific RR and the extent of its land grants. Also depicted are copper and iron deposits in hand color with a long note on the Iron Mountain region. First edition, and signed in the plate the Commissioner, Jos. S. Wilson. Lithographed by Bowen & Co. in Philadelphia.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #1388-9.

Condition: B

Original color and close binding trim in the left-hand corners, as issued. Backed with linen with toning, light scattered foxing, and a few small splits along the folds.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 6/14/2017