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Auction 115, Lot 289

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

Subject: South Carolina

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 11.5 inches
36.1 x 29.2 cm

A very handsome map with a large inset of Charleston showing numerous buildings, streets and places of interest identified. Good detail throughout, locating numerous towns and villages, rivers and several railroads. Table gives the steamboat routes between Charleston and Savannah, and Savannah to Augusta. Decorative borders. A very striking example of this chart.


Condition: A

Beautiful, bright impression with great hand coloring on thick paper with original margins. Hint of very light water color in ocean, else fine.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/21/2006