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    Sale 2512 | Lot 175
    Price Realized: $1,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2512 Lot 175

      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

      Estimate $700 - 1,000

      "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.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,000