Auction 97, Lot 90

"Johnson's North America", Johnson and Ward

Subject: North America

Period: 1863 (dated)

Publication: Illustrated Family Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

17 x 22 inches
43.2 x 55.9 cm

A colorful map of the continent with Alaska still a Russian possession. In the United States, Montana and Idaho have just been created and are shown here with preliminary boundaries. Wyoming is still attached to Dakota Territory. The borders between Nevada, Utah and Arizona have yet to take their final form. The Pony Express Route and U.S. Mail Routes are depicted.

References: Phillips (A) #837.

Condition: B

Brittle margins, reinforced with tissue and a couple of light creases and spots.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/5/2001