Auction 89, Lot 95

"Milk River to the Crossing of the Columbia Rivers",

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Pacific Railroad Surveys

Color: Black & White

Size:
61 x 24 inches
154.9 x 61 cm

A large folding map published in 1860 in the reports of the Pacific Railroad Surveys as they surveyed for a northern route (47th and 49th Parallels) on an expedition led by Isaac Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory. Most of map covers Montana, with extraordinary detail and excellent relief, naming rivers, numerous routes with dates, and interesting topographical commentary. Folding as issued. Some light scattered foxing but folds and paper is very sound.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/8/1999

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