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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1888Cram, George F.ChicagoMontana$95 Picture

A wax engraved map with color wash

Size: 14-1/2 inches X 21-3/4 inches; Scale: 1 inch = approximately 35 miles.

Map Type: Atlas

This is an excellent copy, with very good lines and markings. A little age darkened along the centerline crease.

This interesting map was created just before Montana became the 41st state. It is full of many frontier post locations and Indian tribe reservations. It also shows the Custer monument at Little Big Horn.

George Cram was a noted Civil War veteran, writer and illustrator who served with the 105th Illinois Infantry Regiment and founded the publishing company with his uncle in 1867.

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 1 Page 311, Cram, George F., Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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