Lot 161: Pocket map of Washington Territory 1878

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Lot 161: Author: Habersham, Robert A. Title: J.K. Gill & Cos. Map of Washington Ter. Portland Ogn. 1878. Showing all surveys made previous to January 1st 1878. Compiled by Robt. A. Habersham Civil Engineer Place Published: Portland, OR Publisher: J.K. Gill & Co. Date Published: 1878 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. Lithographed by A.M. Askevold, Chicago. 46.5x69.5 cm (18 ?x27?"), folding into gilt-lettered cloth covers 15x9.6 cm (6x3?"). Attractive and well-executed map of Washington Territory, with good detail in the Puget Sound region, the many communities, towns and cities shown, Indian reservations, railroad lines finished and proposed, and more. This map is made from the same plate as Halbersham's 1878 map of Oregon and Washington, though it is about one-half inch wider. Near fine. Provenance: M. Good, 10/90. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1500-2500
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