Auction 122, Lot 254

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

Subject: Arkansas

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 14.5 inches
30 x 36.8 cm

An attractive and early map of Arkansas, showing county configurations for 1845. The map has many towns named, and a number of roads criss-cross the map. The number of miles between towns is helpfully noted, and at the top of the map the steam-boat routes are noted from Little Rock to New Orleans, Pittsburgh, and Fort Gibson. The map is surrounded in a decorative border.


Condition: A+

Nice original color on a sturdy sheet with a little faint foxing in blank area.

Estimate: $100 - $120


Closed on 12/5/2007