Auction 171, Lot 294


"Asher & Adams' Texas", Asher & Adams

Subject: Texas

Period: 1871 (circa)

Publication: New Commercial, Topographical, and Statistical Atlas

Color: Hand Color

16 x 22.4 inches
40.6 x 56.9 cm

County map of East Texas extending from Louisiana west to beyond San Antonio. Shows numerous railroads radiating from Houston, two spurs of the Texas Pacific Railroad, one from Shreveport to Longview, another from Texarcana to Clarksville, plus the Gulf Western Texas Railroad from Indianola to Victoria. The large inset "Portions of Texas" shows the region between Corpus Christi and Brownsville in more detail.


Condition: B

There is light toning, a few spots of foxing, and three edge tears at left that extend about 1-1.5" into the image that have been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/6/2019