Lot 97: Cabinet map of US 1868

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:31


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Lot 97: Author: Blanchard, Rufus Title: Cabinet Map of the United States and Territories on a rectangular projection showing the location of gold silver and other minerals, the Railroads and Principal Cities... Place Published: Chicago Publisher: Published by Rufus Blanchard Date Published: 1868 Description: Lithographed map printed on both sides of a single sheet, hand-colored. Each side approx. 72.5x71 cm (28?x28") plus decorative border; folding into gilt-lettered blindstamped cloth covers, with 7-page list of maps available from Blanchard tipped to front pastedown. Folder worn and splitting along spine; tape repair through California including San Francisco on western half, affecting only Atlantic Ocean on eastern half; very good. Provenance: Dawsons. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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