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Lot 0412
Heading: (Wall Map - United States)
Author: Mitchell, S[amuel] Augustus
Title: Mitchell's New National Map Exhibiting the United States with the North American British Provinces, Sandwich Islands, Mexico and Central America, Together with Cuba and other West India Islands
Place Published: Philedelphia
Publisher: S. Augustus Mitchell
Date Published: 1861
Description:


Lithographed wall map, hand-colored, 152x153 cm. (59¾x60¼"), with wooden roller at top.



 Imposing, large wall map. Includes two world map insets and an inset of the Sandwish Islands. Washington State includes present-day Idaho and Montana, with a large Dakota taking over most of the latter, above an elongated Nebraska. Utah and Nevada are now separate entities, but New Mexico is north of a sliver of Arizona. An interesting view of the evolving west.

Condition

Somewhat rubbed, worn and creased, trimmed to border at bottom, eliminating (apparently) a population table at bottom, and lacking bottom roller, some tape repairs on verso; about very good

Starting Bid

$250.00

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Mitchell Wall Map of United States 1861

Auction ended on Thu, Aug 14, 2014
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