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Large map of U.S. Surveys 1872
Item Details
Description
Heading: (United States)
Author: General Land Office
Title: Map of the United States and Territories, Showing the Extent of Public Surveys and Other Details
Place Published: Washington
Publisher:
Date Published: 1872
Description:


Lithographed map. 71.2x141.8 cm. (28x55.8:);  backed with linen, sectioned, folding into morocco covers on which is stamped in ink, "J.C. Palmer, Surgeon General, U.S.N. to Commodore C.R.P. Rodgers."



One of the more remarkable maps produced by the General Land Office, showing the extent of the Public Surveys just a few years after the Civil War and includes many items of great interest. The sites of army forts and posts provide an excellent view of the undeveloped territories and the western frontier. Details include land grants, townships, subdivisions, railroads, mining districts, etc.

Condition
Some rubbing to the morocco covers, the map itself a little toned, still very good, in uncommon presentation form.
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Large map of U.S. Surveys 1872

Estimate $400 - $600
Jan 16, 2014
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Starting Price $200
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0536: Large map of U.S. Surveys 1872

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Est. $400 - $600Starting Price $200
Sale 524 Fine Americana
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Lot 0536 Details

Description
...
Heading: (United States)
Author: General Land Office
Title: Map of the United States and Territories, Showing the Extent of Public Surveys and Other Details
Place Published: Washington
Publisher:
Date Published: 1872
Description:


Lithographed map. 71.2x141.8 cm. (28x55.8:);  backed with linen, sectioned, folding into morocco covers on which is stamped in ink, "J.C. Palmer, Surgeon General, U.S.N. to Commodore C.R.P. Rodgers."



One of the more remarkable maps produced by the General Land Office, showing the extent of the Public Surveys just a few years after the Civil War and includes many items of great interest. The sites of army forts and posts provide an excellent view of the undeveloped territories and the western frontier. Details include land grants, townships, subdivisions, railroads, mining districts, etc.

Condition
...
Some rubbing to the morocco covers, the map itself a little toned, still very good, in uncommon presentation form.

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