Lot 148: Large folding map of Utah 1871

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:40


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Lot 148: Author: Froiseth, B.A.M. Title: Froiseth's New Sectional & Mineral Map of Utah Compiled from the latest U.S. Government Surveys and other authentic sources. Exhibiting the Sections, Fractional Sections, Counties, Towns, Settlements, Mines, Railroads and other Internal Improvements Place Published: San Francisco Publisher: A.L. Bancroft & Co. Lith. Date Published: 1871 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 136x88 cm (53?x34?") including city plans at bottom and decorative border; folding into gilt-lettered cloth covers 19.2x11.7 cm (7?x4?"). Large, detailed, and vibrantly colored folding map of Utah. Includes 1870 census data, and there are insets of city plans at bottom including: City of Corinne; City of Saint George; Provo City; Salt Lake City; Ogden City; Logan City; City of Stockton. Quite striking. Minor wear to covers; some neat verso repairs to nicks or short splits at folds; very good to near fine. Provenance: Reuben, 1/79. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $3000-5000
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