Auction 112, Lot 284

"South Carolina", Finley, Anthony

Subject: South Carolina

Period: 1824 (published)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 8.6 inches
28.4 x 21.8 cm

Finely's maps employ a delicate and elegant engraving style and provided extensive topographical and watershed information. He was the dominant map maker in the United States in the early 1820s into the 1830s. His atlases were very successful, outselling rival atlases by Carey & Lea, and Tanner. His maps were printed on high quality paper and were routinely corrected and updated.

Fine early map of the state delineating only 28 counties and details of the roads, towns and settlements. Finely engraved by Young & Delleker with original vivid pastel coloring.

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Condition: A

A little light toning, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/28/2005

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