Auction 100, Lot 205

"[Lot of 2] A New and Accurate Map of North Carolina in North America [together with] North Carolina", Anon.

Subject: North Carolina

Period: 1800 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10.5 inches
35.6 x 26.7 cm

First is a nice copper engraved map of the eastern part of North Carolina filled with interesting detail and showing early settlements. "Old Boundary Line of South Carolina" is noted. Numerous counties are named but boundaries are not delineated. The map appears to be based on Henry Mouzon's 1778 foundation map of the region. Small title cartouche. Second is a little map engraved by W. Barker and probably issued in Carey' pocket atlas.

References:

Condition:

First in good overall condition, trimmed to neatlines at sides and some light offsetting. Second in fair condition with heavily stained centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/12/2002

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