Catalog Archive
Auction 167, Lot 133

"Map of Arkansas", General Land Office

Subject: Arkansas

Period: 1866 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 15.8 inches
51.3 x 40.1 cm

From the first year that large, colored, linen-backed state maps were issued by the GLO. This map of the state shows counties, railroad land grants, coal deposits, and towns. The western border joins with the Cherokee and Choctaw Boundary lines. The map details the Cairo and Fulton R.R. and its land grants 6 and 15 mile limits. No indication of any survey progress. Signed in the plate by the GLO Commissioner Jos. S. Wilson.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #1388-10.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with minor toning along the folds and some short fold separations and chips that have been repaired on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/28/2018