Auction 104, Lot 212

"A New Map of Florida", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Florida

Period: 1853 (published)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.7 x 14.5 inches
29.7 x 36.8 cm

An early map of the state with only 28 counties organized. Extent of settlement in the southern half does not extend below forts Jupiter, Dulaney and Thompson except for Key Biscayne. Three insets: Pensacola, Tallahassee and the Harbour of St. Augustine. Legend locates canals, railroads, and roads. Decorative borders and original coloring.

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Condition: A

Pleasant age toning with two small white spots, still very good.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/10/2003

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