Auction 169, Lot 219

"United States. Western States", Black, Adam & Charles

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1865 (circa)

Publication: Black's Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 16.8 inches
26.9 x 42.7 cm

This map was published at a time when many territorial borders were in transitory configurations: Washington extends to the Rocky Mountains, truncating both Idaho and Montana; and Arizona extends west to incorporate the southeastern corner of Nevada, which is shown in its narrowest configuration. An inscription reads, "Engraved & Printed in colours by J. Bartholomew, Edinburgh."


Condition: A

Early printed color with light toning in the margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/12/2018