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Large map of U.S. 1850

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Large map of U.S. 1850
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Author: Smith, John Calvin
Title: Map of the United States including Canada and a large portion of Texas. Showing the Base Meridian and Township Lines of the U.S. Surveys, the Lands allotted to the Indian Tribes west of the Mississippi. The Various Internal Improvements &c. Compiled from surveys at the United States Land Office, and various other authentic sources
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Published by Sherman & Smith
Date Published: 1850
Description:


Engraved map, hand-colored. On nine sheets mounted together on heavy backing paper. 142.5x184 cm (56 ¼x72 ¼") plus wide decorative border containing 18 engraved views; folding into folder of heavy boards covered with pastepaper measuring 83.5x69.5 cm (32½x25"). with large paper label "Carte des Etats-Unis D'Amerique."



Excellent example in unusual format of this massive map of the eastern U.S. venturing well into present Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, etc., with large inset "Map of North America" and smaller one of the southern part of Florida. The North America map has of course the border between the United States and Mexico in pre-Gadsden configuration, and there is indication of the Gold Region in California. The border vignettes include city views of New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, etc., pastoral scenes, and more.

Maggs, 8/75
Condition
Some minor instances of spotting or discoloration, a little wear along some of the folds, very good or better condition,
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Large map of U.S. 1850

Estimate $5,000 - $8,000
Mar 10, 2016
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0186: Large map of U.S. 1850

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Est. $5,000 - $8,000Starting Price $2,500
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Lot 0186 Details

Description
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Heading:
Author: Smith, John Calvin
Title: Map of the United States including Canada and a large portion of Texas. Showing the Base Meridian and Township Lines of the U.S. Surveys, the Lands allotted to the Indian Tribes west of the Mississippi. The Various Internal Improvements &c. Compiled from surveys at the United States Land Office, and various other authentic sources
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Published by Sherman & Smith
Date Published: 1850
Description:


Engraved map, hand-colored. On nine sheets mounted together on heavy backing paper. 142.5x184 cm (56 ¼x72 ¼") plus wide decorative border containing 18 engraved views; folding into folder of heavy boards covered with pastepaper measuring 83.5x69.5 cm (32½x25"). with large paper label "Carte des Etats-Unis D'Amerique."



Excellent example in unusual format of this massive map of the eastern U.S. venturing well into present Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, etc., with large inset "Map of North America" and smaller one of the southern part of Florida. The North America map has of course the border between the United States and Mexico in pre-Gadsden configuration, and there is indication of the Gold Region in California. The border vignettes include city views of New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, etc., pastoral scenes, and more.

Maggs, 8/75
Condition
...
Some minor instances of spotting or discoloration, a little wear along some of the folds, very good or better condition,

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