Auction 119, Lot 303

"A New Map of Mississippi with its Roads & Distances", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Mississippi

Period: 1851 (published)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 13 inches
25.4 x 33 cm

A very attractive 19th century map of pre-Civil War Mississippi with good detail throughout of the numerous towns and villages, rivers and one railroad linking Jackson and Vicksburg. Some distances noted between cities along main roads. The table on the left gives the steamboat routes between Natchez and New Orleans, and Natchez to Pittsburgh. The map is surrounded by a decorative, scroll border.

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Condition: A

Very good with a little marginal foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/9/2007

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