TEXAS Fine Antique Map 12x17 inches 114 years old 1897
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Authentic 114-Year-Old Antique Map
About 13 by 17 inches
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Printed in 1897 (DATED), this is a beautifully detailed, 114-year-old double scale color map of the Eastern part of the State of Texas. It measures about 12 3/4 by 17 inches (about 32 by 43 cm.), and is in FINE condition. This map is very detailed showing topographical features (mountains, rivers, etc.), counties, cities and villages, historic battlefields , routes of old railroads (in red) and more. Elevations are shown with contour lines and indications of feet above sea level. The entire map is surrounded by an engraved border, typical of finer maps of the period.
This is a guaranteed genuine antique map! Perfect for genealogy or educational use, it was printed on a single sheet of stock, hinged in the center and blank on the reverse, and bound into an antique book. The coloring on this map is very fresh, and the registration and typography are particularly fine. There are no marks or stains and the paper is clean and not brittle. It is untrimmed... exactly as printed. Highly suitable for framing, it would look gorgeous in your great room, office, den or study. It is similar to many of the maps shown in expensive mail-order catalogues, only this is an actual antique, not just made to... read more