Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 175

Price Realized: $ 1,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
PECK, J.M.; MESSINGER, JOHN; and MATHEWSON, A.J. New Sectional Map of the State of Illinois. Small-format engraved wall map. 43 1/2x31 inches overall; original hand-coloring by county; backed on modern linen with silk selvage, some marginal repairs, one stabilized tear into upper image. New York: J.H. Colton, 1852

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"In its time, it was the best map of Illinois by far, and was probably the most popular. It is one of the only maps to show the vast extent of the prairies by graphic symbol" (Rumsey 5030). Found here in an unusual wall map format.