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Lot 0008
  • Title/Content of Map: 1855 Smith Map of the MidWest -- Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa Showing the Township Lines of the United States Surveys
  • Date Printed: 1855 New York
  • Cartographer: J. C. Smith
  • Size: 20.2 x 25.8 in.

    This beautifully engraved pocket map was issued as a guide for travelers and immigrants. It is densely filled with information on Stage Roads, railroads, political divisions, towns and villages, watershed and canals. It shows the counties in the states by varying colors. The areas of Minnesota and northern Wisconsin are sparsely settled. The map is embellished with a decorative floral border and the engraved vignette "Maidens Rock, Lake Pepin on the Mississippi." Published in Colton's Western Tourist and Emigrant's Guide originally -- book is not included.

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  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Very good example with only slight age toning. Two minor losses at fold intersection expertly repaired. Issued folds. Thin banker's paper. Colored.

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    1855 Smith Map of the MidWest -- Guide through Ohio,

    Estimate $500 - $600May 3, 2018
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #21927 in Ohio
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert