Auction 98, Lot 139

"Milk R. to the Crossing of the Columbia R…", U.S. Railroad Surveys

Subject: Northwestern United States

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
61 x 24 inches
154.9 x 61 cm

This large folding map, published in 1860, details the surveys conducted to locate a northern route (47th and 49th Parallels) on an expedition led by Isaac Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory. Most of the map covers Montana, with extraordinary detail and excellent relief, naming rivers, numerous routes with dates, and interesting topographical commentary.

References: Wheat (TM) 867.

Condition: B

Good impression. Folding as issued, with a little toning along some folds and two intersection splits, else very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/6/2002

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