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Lot 0073
Johnson’s New Map of the State of Texas, 1863. Lithographed map with hand coloring. 26.25 x 18; This is a superior copy, with strong lines and vivid color. Only faults are the extreme corners of the paper are missing (won’t show when matted). Inset maps of Sabine Lake, Northern Texas, and Galveston Bay. Published during the midst of the American Civil War. Western Texas consists of El Paso, Bexar, and Presidio territories. The map shows many military installations, including Fort Duncan and Phantom Hill. The Fort Ewell Rifles Military Station is identified in southern Texas. "German Settlements", "Indian Reserve", "Wichita Village", and "Wells Road" locations are noted. Topographical features such as rivers, springs, mountains, and the Cross Timbers are all identified. Striking large format map of Texas colored by counties with large insets of the northern panhandle, Galveston and Sabine Lake. Map reflects the relative expansion of the counties of Texas, with more or less the current configurations in the east but overall very few in the West. Shows towns, railroads (actual and proposed), stations, lakes, rivers, and important early roads and explorer routes. Some of the Miltary Outposts and Indian information also shown. Terrific map of Texas during the Civil War.

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    Johnson’s New Map of the State of Texas, 1863

    Estimate $450 - $600Feb 26, 2017
    New York, NY, USA