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Auction 92, Lot 131

"Military Map of the United States", U.S. Government

Subject: United States

Period: 1857 (dated)


Color: Black & White

29.3 x 13.5 inches
74.4 x 34.3 cm
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This map was prepared by the Office of the Quarter Master General. It shows all the military departments and forts throughout the United States. The most interesting feature is a line showing the extreme line of outposts in 1845, which can then be compared with expansion in the west including the routes of military expeditions.

References: Wheat (TMW) 929.

Condition: B

Backed with Japanese tissue. Light toning along folds and archival tape repair of a short binding tear.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/13/2000