Auction 111, Lot 183

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

Subject: Alabama

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 14.3 inches
29.2 x 36.3 cm

Nice mid-19th century map showing counties, major cities, roads and one small completed railway between Montgomery and Franklin, Georgia. Inset table lists the Steam Boat Routes - Mobile to Tuscaloosa, Mobile to Montgomery and Mobile to Pensacola. Fancy titling and decorative border with original color.

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Condition: A

Very nice example with fine original hand coloring.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/8/2005

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