Auction 104, Lot 218

"A New Map of Kentucky with its Roads & Distances from place to place along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Kentucky

Period: 1853 (published)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13.9 x 11.6 inches
35.3 x 29.5 cm

This is one of the few mid 19th century maps of Kentucky without Tennessee. Three insets show the Falls of the Ohio River, the vicinity of Lexingtion, and the Ohio River between Charlestown, Maysville and Clarksburg. Table gives the cities and distances along two steamboat routes. Decorative script titling and fancy borders.


Condition: A

Good impression and original pastel coloring with full margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 9/10/2003