Auction 122, Lot 279

"North America XIV Florida", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Florida

Period: 1840 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 16 inches
30.5 x 40.6 cm

Early and very detailed steel engraved map of Florida with delicate wash and outline coloring. The western panhandle from Apalachicola is shown in an inset on the same scale. The southern half has early county lines, but is virtually empty of settlement. This part is bisected by a "passage for small boats across the Everglades as reported by the Indians." Locates Cape Canaveral, Indian villages, forts and the Everglades. Keyboard style border. Published by Edward Stanford in London.

References:

Condition: A

Pleasant age toning and a pair of short edge tears. Narrow margins, but still adequate for framing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/5/2007

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