Auction 106, Lot 191

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Georgia", Carey & Lea

Subject: Georgia

Period: 1822 (published)

Publication: ...American Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 11.5 inches
22.9 x 29.2 cm

First edition of this great early map of Georgia showing only 57 counties. The immense southern counties of Early, Irwin and Appling are marked with the notation, "Indian claim extinguished at the Treaty of Ft. Jackson." In the western part of the state large tracks of land are shown to belong to the Cherokee and Lower Creeks. Numerous forts are located along the Indian Boundary. The map is surrounded by tables of fascinating text including census tables listing whites (189,566), free blacks (1763), Slaves (149,656) and All Others (4). Overall size with text is 21 x 16.7".

References: Phillips (A) #1373-25.

Condition: A

Small tears just entering the text and along centerfold, all with tissue repairs on verso. Bit of very minor discoloration, still very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/3/2004

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