Lot 115: Folding map of Arizona and New Mexico 1881

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Lot 115: Author: Chain & Hardy Title: Topographical & Township Map of the Territories of New Mexico & Arizona. From U.S. Engineers and General Land Office Maps Place Published: Denver, CO Publisher: Published by Chain & Hardy Date Published: 1881 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 50x71.5 cm (19?x28 ?"), folding into gilt-lettered blindstamped cloth covers 15.5x9.7 cm (6 ?x3?"). Scarce pocket map of Arizona and New Mexico at a time of turmoil and growth, as expanding mining activities exasperated relations with Native Americans and drew in the banditry that would become household names. Splits where affixed into folder, a number of short splits at intersections of folds; very good, clean and crisp. Provenance: Old World Auctions, 9/20/06. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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