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Auction 182, Lot 192

"United States North America ... The South Central Section Comprising Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Western Territory, and Part of Missouri", Swanston/Fullarton

Subject: South Central United States

Period: 1862 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 20.3 inches
39.9 x 51.6 cm
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This very finely engraved map is beautifully rendered and colored in a delicate pallet of pastel tones. Centered on Indian Territory, the map shows a railroad between Galveston and Austin with spurs to both Washington and Montgomery. No other railroads are shown in Texas. San Antonio is the tiny village S. Antonio de Bexar. Dallas is named. Northwest of Austin on the River Llano are "German Settlements." There is excellent detail throughout of rivers and streams. Cartography is credited "According to Calvin, Smith and Tanner".


Condition: B+

Short centerfold separations that just touch the border at left and right have been closed on verso with old tape.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 4/28/2021