Auction 113, Lot 187

"[Lot of 5 - Arkansas, South Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi and Georgia]", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Southern United States

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.7 x 14.3 inches
29.7 x 36.3 cm

Nice lot of steel engraved maps of southern states, all with Mitchell's fine engraving style and decorative borders. Each is a well detailed map that shows numerous cities, towns, roads, railroads and steamboat routes. Lot includes 1) A New Map of Arkansas with its Canals Roads & Distances. 2) A New Map of South Carolina with its Canals, Roads & Distances from place to place, along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes. 3) A New Map of Louisiana with its Canals, Roads & Distances from place to place, along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes. 4) A New Map of Mississippi with its Roads & Distances. 5) A New Map of Georgia with its Roads & Distances. Each approximately the size given.

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Condition: A

All with fine impressions and coloring, with full margins. Marginal toning on all, and Louisiana with a small chip out of lower right corner.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/7/2005

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