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Colorado's Majestic Scenery by Rail


Colorado/ Railroad History. POOLE BROS./ KNIGHT, LEONARD & CO. [Chicago, 1893]
Panoramic Views along the Line of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. The Scenic Line Of The World.
8 x 51 inches
Folding color-lithographed brochure. 3 ¾ x 8 inches (folded), 8 x 51 inches (unfolded). Slight soiling, few reinforced splits, parts of letters of caption lost to cropping, else excellent.
$475


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A Finely Engraved, American Surveying Compass


Compass. PATTEN, Richard [New York, 19th C.]
[Engraved on dial:] R PATTEN NEW YORK.
13 ¾
5 ½-diameter, silvered dial in brass housing with elaborately engraved compass rose; 13 ¾ inches, length. Complete & intact with all original parts, in original, hand-carved, customized, wooden platform, removable sighting vanes, screw underneath for stabilizing needle; expected discoloration to brass, still overall excellent condition.
$4,500


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An Exercise in Cartography by a Future Artist of Note


United States/ Education/ Folk Art. AINSWORTH, William Fiske [Massachusetts, c. 1823]
A Map Of The United States. .
20 x 26 inches.
Pen & ink & watercolors on paper; expertly conserved & mounted on new linen with original dowels; original linen backing with artist's signature detached & separate; age-toned, mended cracks, some mended marginal chipping, still very good for this type.
$3,500


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Means of Expansion: An Early Ohio Surveyor’s Plat Map


Logan & Hardin Counties, Ohio. HOPKINS, Daniel [Bellefountaine, OH, c. 1823-1849]
Untitled Manuscript Plat Map.
20 ¼ x 16 inches
Brown ink, pencil & water colors on paper mounted on linen as issued, ms. Owner’s inscription in verso; folds with relatively minor wear & losses, normal staining & age-toning, yet nearly fully intact, overall quite good of its type.
$2,500


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A Thumbnail Presentation of the World and its Peoples


Miniature Globe. BAUER, Carl Johann Sigmund [Nuremberg, c. 1830]
The Earth and Its Inhabitants.

Globe 1 ¾ inches diameter; box 2 ½ x 2 ¼ x 2 ¼ inches; print 2 x 42 inches. Original hand color; globe in excellent condition overall with light toning & wear; box good with mended separation at one corner; foldout engraving excellent, formerly attached to inside of box.
$5,500


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