Western United States MO IL 1840 & 1851 lot x 2 variant Boynton miniature maps
Western United States MO IL 1840 & 1851 lot x 2 variant Boynton miniature maps Western United States MO IL 1840 & 1851 lot x 2 variant Boynton miniature maps Western United States MO IL 1840 & 1851 lot x 2 variant Boynton miniature maps Western United States MO IL 1840 & 1851 lot x 2 variant Boynton miniature maps
$ 125.00

Western States.

(Indian Territory / Sioux / Iowa / Wisconsin / Michigan / Missouri / Illinois / Indiana / Ohio / Arkansas / Kentucky / Tennessee).

Issued 1840 [1837] & 1851 [1848], Boston. Both engraved by G Boynton.

Charming and interesting pair of mid-19th century engraved maps, with lovely hand color.

Completely different maps which despite sharing the same title are maps pulled from different engraved plates. Note as well the variations within the population tables.

Nice looking examples, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

1840 Issue Measurements:
Sheet Measures c. 5 1/4"H x 6 7/8"W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 4 1/4"H x 5 5/8"W.

1851 Issue Measurements:
Sheet Measures c. 5 1/8"H x 7"W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 4 1/2"H x 6 1/8"W.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.

[R19857].