Auction 117, Lot 176

"A New Map of Carolina", Morden, Robert

Subject: Colonial Southeast United States

Period: 1688 (circa)

Publication: Geography Rectified

Color: Hand Color

5 x 5 inches
12.7 x 12.7 cm

This small map is a simplified version of the important Thornton-Morden-Lea map of 1685. It covers the area from the May River to just north of Albermarle Sound at the North Carolina border and extends westward to the Apalatian Mountaines. Detail is confined to the coastlines where rivers are named and several early settlements appear. Printed on a full sheet (5.5 x 7.7) of English text containing a description of the colony and its history.

References: Cumming (SE) #110.

Condition: A

Small tears in margins closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/6/2006