Auction 96, Lot 193

"Reconnaissance of Routes from San Antonio de Bexar to El Paso del Norte &c.", U.S. War Department

Subject: Texas and New Mexico

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication: Senate ex doc 61 31st Congress. 1st Session

Color: Black & White

36.6 x 24.6 inches
93 x 62.5 cm

A map showing the route of a reconnaissance in 1849 in red and Lt. Whiting's route in blue. The routes are primarily in west Texas and the southern Rio Grande valley of New Mexico. It includes topography and hydrography in the vicinity of the routes.

References: Wheat TMW 677.

Condition: B

Issued folding, now backed with archival tissue. Toning along some folds, tiny loss at fold intersection and soft creases at lower middle.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2001