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Auction 118, Lot 338

"Neueste Karte von Georgia…", Meyer, Joseph

Subject: Georgia

Period: 1852 (dated)

Publication: Grosser Zeitung Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 14.5 inches
29.2 x 36.8 cm

This is the German edition of the Tanner/Mitchell Georgia map from the New Universal Atlas, with a German title but English place names. Along the bottom of the map are the steamboat routes from Savannah to Augusta and Charleston (here spelled Carleston). The map shows early county development with only about 90 counties, compared to the present 159.

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Condition: A

Original color. Couple of marginal tears, repaired on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2007

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