Auction 115, Lot 273

"A New and Accurate Map of North Carolina in North America", Universal Magazine

Subject: North Carolina

Period: 1779 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 10.8 inches
35.6 x 27.4 cm

Scarce map of North Carolina published during the American Revolution, apparently based on Henry Mouzon's 1778 foundation map of the region. It is filled with nice data including rivers, early settlements and a number of court houses. Counties are named but their boundaries are not delineated. The Old Boundary Line of South Carolina is noted. Title in an attractive landscape style cartouche.

References: Jolly UNIV-182.

Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed with tissue reinforcement on verso.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $700

Closed on 6/21/2006

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