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      Sale 2464 | Lot 59
      Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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      • Sale 2464 Lot 59

        FINLEY, ANTHONY. Map of the State of Missouri and Territory of Arkansas. Double-page engraved mapsheet from Finley's New American Atlas. 18 1/2x24 1/2 inches sheet size, wide margins; original hand-color; few surface spots, small split at upper centerfold reinforced on verso. Philadelphia, 1826

        Estimate $800 - 1,200

        First edition of one of the earliest regional maps to illustrate the expansive Arkansas Territory, much of which would become Indian Territory and later Oklahoma. The notion of "Manifest Destiny" is palpable.


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