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TWO ANTIQUE ANTEBELLUM MAPS, "Map of Texas," WOLFENBUTTEL, GERMANY, 1851,

two hand colored lithographs on paper, one with pencil inscription at distance chart, "Compiled from surveys at the Land Office of Texas, Austin, by C.W. Pressler & W. Volker..." L. Holle, lithographer and printer, R. Diedrich, Engraver, map no. 20 showing the areas north dividing in the printing at Comal, Hays, Travis, Bastrop, Fayette, Austin, Harris, and Liberty Counties, and map no. 21 showing the Gulf coast from Matamoros to Calcasieu Inlet, below the English and Deutsche mile conversion chart, "County, Plantage, River, Bayou, Creek, Mountain," various words translated for the traveler, hachures used to show elevation, sheet: 18" x 21".

Provenance:Property from a Corporate Collection, Houston, Texas. Property from a Corporate Collection, Houston, Texas

Condition:

Some stains, toning, pencil inscription at mile chart, foxing, handling creases, minor losses and holes, some fading of color, but overall in good to very good condition, wear commensurate with age and use.

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$23,900
02/15/2020

 

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