Lot 584: Author: Johnson & Ward; Title: Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Idaho and Montana; Place Published: New York; Publisher: A.J. Johnson; Date Published: 1865; Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored. 40x55.4 cm. (15¾x21¾") plus decorative border. Matted and framed, overall 66x81.5 cm (26x32")Apparently the 1866 issue of this map, with Wyoming present, though its name is printed more faintly than those of the other territories; the western portion of Montana is colored differently than the rest, with printed name Missoula running vertically, Dakota is a single entity. A significant map, detailing the northern plains and Rockies just as the post-Civil War influx of settlers was to ignite a new series of conflicts with the native inhabitants of the region. Wheat Transmississippi 1124. Condition: Not examined out of frame; light foxing; else appears fine or nearly so.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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