Auction 96, Lot 96

"Johnson's North America", Johnson and Ward

Subject: North America

Period: 1861 (published)


Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 22 inches
41.9 x 55.9 cm

One of Johnson's first and most desirable issues of this map. It shows the U.S. when it had some of the most interesting territorial borders: newly created is Nevada from a small portion of Utah, Colorado from another portion of Utah and the upper portion of New Mexico, Washington just gained the eastern portion of Oregon Territory, giving it an inverted "L" shape.


Condition: B

Full margins with a couple of spots and one tiny chip well outside border, split at centerfold into neatline.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2001