Lot 184: Large color map of Arizona 1877

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:47


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Lot 184: Author: Mallery, J.C. and J.W. Ward Title: New Map of the Territory of Arizona Southern California and parts of Nevada, Utah and Sonora. Compiled from the latest authentic data by Lieut. J. C. Mallery, A.M. U. S. Engineer Corps, and J. W. Ward, Civil & Topographical Engineer Place Published: San Francisco Publisher: Payot, Upham & Company Date Published: 1877 Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. Lithographed by Britton & Rey. 110x86 cm (43 ?x33 ?"). Large and striking map centered on Arizona with pieces of the adjacent states and territories, at a time when Arizona was undergoing a mineral boom, and the unavoidable conflict of ranchers, miners, Indians and outlaws. Expertly backed with tissue, repairing some crease tears, a few holes and minor loss still evident, coloring bright; the restoration by Anita Noennig. Provenance: K. Harrison, 2/97. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $3000-5000
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