Auction 96, Lot 205

"Map Showing the present Wheat growing area in the Basin of the Upper Columbia River", U.S. Government

Subject: Washington

Period: 1892 (dated)

Publication: Senate Ex. 7, 53, 1.

Color: Printed Color

29 x 21.5 inches
73.7 x 54.6 cm

A large and colorful map of the entire state with wheat belts colored in burnt umber, RR's in red and water in green. Good detail of RR's in operation at the time. Filled with detail and survey information. Size and look is similar to General Land Office maps of the same period.


Condition: A

Folding as issued. Crisp impression and strong color. Tiny amount of browning along part of one fold, else mint.

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $30

Closed on 9/12/2001