Dec 17, 2020 - Sale 2555

Sale 2555 - Lot 131

Price Realized: $ 4,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
KEELER, W.J. National Map of the Territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Large hand-colored lithographed case map on four sheets joined. 49x58 inches overall and folding into 4to format cloth library covers with original gilt-lettered morocco title piece and original board with Keeler's printed synopsis laid on; original linen backing partially separated at several fold lines, light age toning but generally very nice. Washington, DC, 1867

Additional Details

Fine large format map of the western American interior keyed to locate land offices, military posts, forts, and railroads both completed and in progress; also cited are mining deposits of gold, silver, copper, quicksilver (mercury), iron and coal. First edition, first state with the Indian reservation areas colored, but not labeled.