Auction 109, Lot 183

"Gray's New Map of Alabama", Gray, Ormando Willis & Son

Subject: Alabama

Period: 1881 (published)

Publication: The National Atlas

Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 25.8 inches
39.9 x 65.5 cm

A handsome, double-page map that is completely filled with information. Details numerous named railroads, cities and towns, counties and county seats, the watershed and lakes. Large inset: "Entrance to Mobile Bay. From Charts of the U.S. Coast Survey" includes soundings and locates Pelican Island and bay. Extensive legend and tables give the location of canals, light houses, light ships, along with survey and statistical information on the state including historical population.


Condition: A

Dark impression with original coloring. Hint of toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $80 - $100


Closed on 12/1/2004