Lot 406 of 541:
J.C. Smith's large map of U.S. 1854  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Colton's Map of the United States including Canada and a large portion of Texas. Showing the Base Meridian and Township Lines of the U.S. Surveys, The Lands allotted to the Indian Tribes west of the Mississippi. The Various Internal Improvements &c. Compiled from surveys at the United States Land Office, and various other authentic sources
Author:
Smith, John Calvin
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Published by J.H. Colton & Co.
Date:
1854
Description:

Engraved map. Six (of nine) sheets only. With insets of North America and southern Florida. Uncut sheets measuring approx. 61x76 cm (24x30¾") each including margins and decorative borders.

J. Calvin Smith's large, detailed map of the United States extending west into Nebraska; with wide decorative border containing engraved vignette scenes. Three of the sheets with some hand-coloring of geological features. Lacking the Southwest sheet, the one above it, and the center sheet. Sold as is.

Provenance: Butterfield & Butterfield (John Howell-Books inventory auction), 2/85

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some fraying to edges and short tears; good.
 
Item number:
270551a
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