Lot 162: Folding map of Kansas 1857

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:42

Lot 162: Author: Halsall, John Title: Sectional Map of the Territory of Kansas compiled from the field notes in the Surveyor General's Office Place Published: St. Louis, Mo. Publisher: Published by John Halsall Date Published: 1857 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 66x50.5 cm (26x20") plus decorative border, folding into original blindstamped cloth covers lettered in gilt "Sectional Map of Kansas. J.H. Colton & Co., N.Y." with label advertising Colton maps on inside of front cover; folder size 15x9.5 cm (6x3?"). Map of eastern Kansas, to about 97? West, with details of the rivers, trails, forts, Indian reservations, etc. Provenance: California Book Auction, 6/15/89. A little fading and extremity wear to covers; map with 5" split at one fold, a few slight nicks at fold intersections, else very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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