Dec 17, 2020 - Sale 2555

Sale 2555 - Lot 206

Price Realized: $ 312
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(RAILROADS -- MIDWEST.) Baldwin, George Rumford. Map of the Country Bordering the Buffalo & Mississippi and Other Lake Railroads. Large lithographed map on two sheets joined. 14 1/4x39 inches overall, wide margins; soft creases, minor stains and a bit of partially reinforced damage at left edge but generally very nice; ink inscription from the maker at upper left: "James F Baldwin from Geo. R Baldwin Feb. 24, 1847"; in the same hand on verso: "Map of Country from Buffalo to Mississippi River compiled by Geo. R Baldwin 1846" (slightly damaged). Boston, 1846

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Uncommon map showing the railroads (built, begun, or proposed) and canals of the American Midwest, including parts of Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Fine association copy, with the author's inscribed presentation to his brother James. Not in Modelski.