Missouri Illinois Geodetic Coast Connections 1879 U.S.G. old state survey mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Geodetic Connection of the Atlantic and Pacific Coast Triangulations
Missouri and Illinois
(North America- United States- State Survey- Mississippi River- St. Louis- Jefferson City- Missouri River)
Printed 1879, Washington by U. S. Government
Original mid- 19th Century lithograph map.
Printed on lithographic paper as issued.
A detailed, scarce and interesting early map which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
In Poor to Fair antiquarian condition , paper brittle but mostly clean overall, light minor age dustiness or light surface wear, small scattered spotting or age soiling as seen, original fold-lines as issued, fold lines now age browned and splitting, overall the map is clean and very attractive -- map has been priced according to this condition as described.
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Despite any small minor age flaws, the map and printed area remain clean and visually pleasing- the map is well preserved.
An interesting antique printed map that any collector, dealer, institution or person of taste would be happy to own or display.
Sheet measures c. 37" W x 18 3/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 34 1/414 1/8" W x " H.