Auction 95, Lot 126

"Map of Oregon, Washington, and Part of Idaho", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Northwestern United States

Period: 1863 (published)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.4 x 10.7 inches
34 x 27.2 cm

First edition border with nice coloring. Features the newly formed huge territory of Idaho, here occupying Montana and Wyoming. Western Washington with only three counties and Oregon with just four. Names Ft. Boise, Ft. Bonneville, the Three Buttes so important to navigation, several gold mining area including Elk City, and much more. Details the Emigrant Route (Oregon Trail). Floral border with nice coloring.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/13/2001

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