Jasper52 unfurls maps from private collection, Jan. 5

On Wednesday, January 5, starting at 8 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct an auction titled Maps from a Seller’s Private Collection. All the maps in the 138-lot selection are authentic, original vintage documents, mostly featuring North America, its regions, or individual states, and mostly dating from the mid- to late 19th century.

Among the lots on offer are an 1882 hand-colored map of the New Mexico Territory; a circa-1840s United States Tables map by Ephraim Gilman; an 1864 map of the Great Western states by Johnson and Ward; a hand-colored 1872 map depicting California and Nevada; an 1864 folding pocket map by Colton, designed for use in the field during the Civil War; a Rand McNally railroad map of Manhattan and its boroughs; and an uncommon map from Colton’s General Atlas of the mid-19th century that gives size comparisons of assorted U.S. lakes and islands.

1864 map of the Great Western states by Johnson and Ward, est. $285-$350

View the auction here.

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