Lot 123: Kansas & Nebraska with Gadsden purchase 1854

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Lot 123: Author: Colton, Joseph Hutchins Title: Nebraska and Kansas Place Published: New York Publisher: J.H.Colton & Co. Date Published: 1854 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. With small scenic vignettes of Indians, animals and a covered wagon train on the map. Two inset maps at bottom. 69.5x52 cm (29 ?x20?"), folding into gilt-lettered blindstamped cloth covers 14.5x9 cm (5?x3?"), with ad for Colton maps mounted on inside front cover. Striking map of Kansas and Nebraska, including the routes across the plains on the way west. A little darkening at margins and faintly at some folds; some small splits at fold intersections, a few larger splits neatly repaired on verso; very good, coloring bright, very attractive. Provenance: High Ridge, 2/87. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $5000-8000
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