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Rare early map of Minnesota

Lot 0329
Heading: (Minnesota)
Author: Sewall, J.S.
Title: Sectional Map of the Surveyed Portion of Minnesota and the North Western Part of Wisconsin
Place Published: Boston
Publisher:D.D. Merrill
Date Published: [1857]
Description:


Folding color map, 32 x 24 inches. Folds into original pink printed wrappers, 6x4¼".



A rare early map of Minnesota. Like other Minnesota maps of this period, the present map is most valuable for showing nascent development along the northern shore of Lake Superior. "A beautiful map, showing the country in great detail" - Eberstadt. This issue was published in locally printed wrappers by D.D. Merrill, Randall & Co. in St. Paul.



Condition

Covers split at spine fold inexpertly repaired with transparent tape; stain on upper verso of map that slightly bleeds through; otherwise very good.

Starting Bid

$200.00

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  • 25%

Rare early map of Minnesota

Estimate $400 - $600Oct 4, 2018
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