Auction 97, Lot 159

"Johnson's California, with Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona", Johnson and Ward

Subject: Southwestern United States

Period: 1864 (dated)

Publication: Illustrated Family Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 16.8 inches
59.7 x 42.7 cm

The early 1864 edition of this series of maps. Arizona still has the county configurations of the old New Mexico Territory, with the addition of Castle Dome and Ewell counties in the south. The Utah/Nevada border is now at 115°. This is a completely new plate with much changed in topographical detail, and several of the earlier notations removed. Details the U.S. Mail routes, the Emigrant road to California, the proposed railroad route through Utah, Nevada and California, and the Pony Express trail.

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Condition: A

A nice clean example of this sheet with good impression and average color. Short split at lower fold not into border.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/5/2001

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