Dec 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2591 -

Sale 2591 - Lot 152

Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
(NEW MEXICO TERRITORY.) William R. Morley. Morley's Map of New Mexico. Large lithographed pocket map with original hand-color in outline. 25 1/4x25 3/4 inches overall, folding into publisher's 12mo format gilt-lettered cloth case with printed advertisement label pasted in; covers with minor wear at spine caps, map with a few short separations at fold intersections and sheet edges but overall very nice. Cimarron, New Mexico: Harry Whigham and G. A. Bushnell, 1873.

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"This, the first privately published map relating only to New Mexico listed by Phillips, is especially good for boundaries of private land grants, and military reservations. Many proposed routes of railroads are shown" (Streeter Sale 470).