Auction 98, Lot 121

"Johnson's United States", Johnson and Ward

Subject: United States

Period: 1864 (dated)

Publication: New Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.2 x 17 inches
58.9 x 43.2 cm

A distinctive map as it shows the boundaries of Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Dakota territories that existed for only a short period of time. Wyoming is unformed and presumably attached to Dakota. The track of the Pony Express, Fremont's route of 1844, the routes of the transcontinental railroads, locations of army forts etc. are added features of interest shown on the map. Decorative border.

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Condition: B

Bright impression and good color on sound paper. A few light spots, otherwise very good.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/6/2002

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