Auction 119, Lot 275

"A New Map of Indiana with its Roads, & Distances", Mitchell/Cowperthwait/Desilver

Subject: Indiana

Period: 1846 (published)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 12.5 inches
25.4 x 31.8 cm

Attractive state map with good detail throughout locating numerous towns and villages, railroads, canals and rivers. Clearly shows the National Road cutting across the middle of the state. A table to the left gives the steamboat routes from Louisville to Pittsburgh and from Louisville to New Orleans, while the right of the map has a profile of the Wabash and Erie Canal. Surrounded in a decorative scroll border.

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Condition: A

Pleasantly toned throughout with original hand color. There is a little marginal soil, not affecting map.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Unsold

Closed on 5/9/2007

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