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Rare wall map of U.S. & Central America, 1859
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Author: Johnson & Browning
Title: The Union with the adjacent islands & countries from authentic sources
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Johnson & Browning
Date Published: 1859
Description:


Lithographed map, with color. 111x130 cm (43¾x51¼") including decorative border, mounted on linen, with wooden rollers.



Rare wall map of the United States, Central America, and the top portion of South America, with large insets of the Mid-Western states and the Northeastern states. The whole is surrounded by a wide decorative border with vignettes of portraits and scenes, there are sailing ships and steamers on the oceans, and a large depiction of the U.S. Capitol. There are no copies of this map listed in OCLC/WorldCat, though there are two copies of a similar map published in 1856 listed.

Provenance: Unrecorded
Condition
Somewhat browned, a few horizontal creases with cracks, wear at top portion with some loss; good condition, sold as is, worthy of some restoration.
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Rare wall map of U.S. & Central America, 1859

Estimate $500 - $800
May 19, 2016
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Starting Price $250
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0176: Rare wall map of U.S. & Central America, 1859

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Est. $500 - $800Starting Price $250
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Lot 0176 Details

Description
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Heading:
Author: Johnson & Browning
Title: The Union with the adjacent islands & countries from authentic sources
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Johnson & Browning
Date Published: 1859
Description:


Lithographed map, with color. 111x130 cm (43¾x51¼") including decorative border, mounted on linen, with wooden rollers.



Rare wall map of the United States, Central America, and the top portion of South America, with large insets of the Mid-Western states and the Northeastern states. The whole is surrounded by a wide decorative border with vignettes of portraits and scenes, there are sailing ships and steamers on the oceans, and a large depiction of the U.S. Capitol. There are no copies of this map listed in OCLC/WorldCat, though there are two copies of a similar map published in 1856 listed.

Provenance: Unrecorded
Condition
...
Somewhat browned, a few horizontal creases with cracks, wear at top portion with some loss; good condition, sold as is, worthy of some restoration.

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