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FIVE NINETEENTH-CENTURY MAPS OF NORTH AMERICA OR PORTIONS THEREOF
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(North America)
FIVE NINETEENTH-CENTURY MAPS OF NORTH AMERICA OR PORTIONS THEREOF
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
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FIVE NINETEENTH-CENTURY MAPS OF NORTH AMERICA OR PORTIONS THEREOF
(Theodor Ettling.) 'Map Of The United States of North America, Upper & Lower Canada New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & British Columbia. Mexico Cuba, Jamaica, St. Domingo And The Bahama Islands'. London: Published by Smith and Son, 1862. Engraved wall map (27 1/4 x 38 1/2 in.; 692 x 980 mm) dissected into 24 sections and mounted on linen, Partially handcolored in outline including a demarcation between the United States and the Confederate States, inset map of the southernmost portion of Mexico, accompanied by the original green pebbled cloth case with printed paper title label; an unauthorized, or at least uncredited, improved version of Ettling’s chromolithographed map that appeared as a supplement to the 'Illustrated London News' the previous year. — Theodore Franks. 'Map of the United States and Territories. Shewing the extent of the Public Surveys and other details Constructed From the Plats and official sources of the General Land Office Under the direction of the Hon. Jos. S. Wilson, Commissioner'. Washington: General Land Office (lithographed and printed by Julius Bien, New York), 1866. Lithographed map on two joined sheets (29 5/8 x 55 ½ in.; 753 x 1410 mm), partially handcolored in outline and to show, as per the extensive legend, the locations of Surveyor and Land Offices, the location of Land Grants in the West, Railroads and Proposed Railroads, Land Districts, and mineral deposits, including gold, silver, copper, iron, and tin. — Daniel Lizars. 'Mexico & Guatimala'. Edinburgh: Published by D. Lizars, 1831(?). Full-sheet engraved map (18 1/2 x 22 in.; 470 x 560 mm), partially handcolored. — Alexander von Humboldt. 'Geographical, Historical, And Statistical Map Of Mexico. Mexico And Internal Provinces. No. 38. Prepared from Humboldt's Map & other Documents by J. Finlayson'. (Philadelphia: H.C. Carey And I. Lea, 1822 or later). Full-sheet engraved map (17 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.; 445 x 553 mm), engraved by Young & Delleker, partially handcolored, a column of descriptive explanatory text is printed on either side of the map. — G. W. & C. B. Colton. 'A New Map of the State of Texas as It Is 1875. Prepared Expressly for Morphis’ History of Texas'. New York: United States Publishing Company, 1875. Engraved map (19 3/8 x 26 5/8 in.; 493 x 678 mm), fully handcolored, insets of "Plan of the Northern Part or Panhandle of Texas"; "Plan of Matagorda Bay"; "Texas as it was in 1835 Under Mexican Rule"; "Plan of Galveston Bay"; and "Plan of Sabine Lake," foliate border.

Together 5 maps. Some with a few small stains and light offsetting, Franks with a few short small separations at intersecting folds, Colton very lightly faded. Each handsomely framed with UVIII Plexiglass.


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