Auction 98, Lot 169

"Gray's New Map of Kansas", Gray, Ormando Willis & Son

Subject: Kansas

Period: 1881 (dated)

Publication: The National Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
27 x 16 inches
68.6 x 40.6 cm

Double page map with good detail including all counties, numerous named railroads including narrow gauge, villages, watershed, post offices, forts, and more. Details the survey progress to date. Many western counties are completely void of any development. Railroads end at Harper, Douglass, Howard, Gillispie, and Bulls City. At top is an "Explanation of the System of the Public Land Surveys…" On verso are full-page maps of Nebraska, and St. Louis also both fine.

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Condition: A

Nice, dark impression and fine coloring. Split at lower fold just into neatline, still very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $70

Closed on 3/6/2002

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