Auction 119, Lot 264

"Georgia", Scott, Joseph

Subject: Southern United States, Georgia

Period: 1795 (published)

Publication: United States Gazetteer

Color: Black & White

7.5 x 6 inches
19.1 x 15.2 cm

This lovely, small map of Georgia is the first state of this early American produced map. It shows Georgia's boundary extending from the Atlantic Ocean westward to the Mississippi River, with New Orleans and Mobile shown in West Florida. The Okefenokee Swamp is named as the Ouaphenogaw Swamp.

References: Wheat & Brun #612.

Condition: B

With some offsetting and a little foxing or surface soiling. Left margin uneven and narrow on the binding side.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/9/2007