Auction 97, Lot 229

"United States, West, & Mexico, North", Letts & Son

Subject: Southwestern United States and Mexico

Period: 1882 (published)

Publication: Letts Popular Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 12.5 inches
39.4 x 31.8 cm

Nice map of the region showing railroads, forts, and "United States Arsenals", British Consuls, and important lighthouses. Major cities are colored to show population: red = 10,000 to 30,000; black = 30,000 to 100,000; blue = over 100,000 (San Francisco being the only city colored in blue).

References: Phillips (A) #900.

Condition: A

Original linen backing, trimmed close at top margin.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/5/2001

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