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Auction 88, Lot 119

"A New Map of the State of Illinois", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Illinois

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13 x 15.5 inches
33 x 39.4 cm
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A wonderful example of the county boundaries, towns, railroads and common roads (completed, in progress and proposed) as they existed in the mid-19th century. Great detail and color with Cowperthwait's signature border. Very good with ample margins save the left side which is 1/8" at top.


Condition: A

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $160

Closed on 10/2/1999