Auction 114, Lot 146

"United States", Smith, Charles

Subject: United States - Eastern

Period: 1820 (dated)

Publication: Smith's New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.8 x 10.5 inches
35.1 x 26.7 cm

Attractive map of the United States focusing on the states east of the Mississippi River with the Missouri Territory beyond. North West Territory takes in the region of present-day Wisconsin and Minnesota. Ohio, Indiana and Illinois are misplaced too far west and Lake Michigan is too small, so that Illinois does not have a border on Lake Michigan. There are several interesting notations concerning early boundaries and several early roads are shown. The southern part of Florida is shown in a inset. The map extends north to include Newfoundland.

References: Phillips (A) #6042-50.

Condition: B

Original color with slight uneven toning, else very good.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/1/2006

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