Lot 132: Important map of Kansas & Nebraska 1854

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Lot 132: Author: Eastman, Seth Title: Map of Nebraska and Kansas Territories. Showing the Location of the Indian Reserves according to the Treaties of 1854. Compiled by S. Eastman, Captain U.S.A. Place Published: Philadelphia, Pa. Publisher: Published by Lippincott, Grambo & Co. Date Published: 1854 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored in outline. 61.3x90 cm (24x35?"), folding into blindstamped cloth covers with printed paper label, 14.7x9.5 cm (6x3?"). Scarce and important map of the newly created territories of Kansas and Nebraska, one of the first to show them, with a panel of text in upper right, which, together with the map, show the lands ceded by the various tribes to the US, and thus open for settlement. A little rubbing to cover label; map with expert repairs at folds; very good or better. Provenance: Heaston, 1/94. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $4000-6000
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