Auction 122, Lot 297

"Mississippi", Finley, Anthony

Subject: Mississippi

Period: 1824 (circa)

Publication: A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 11.2 inches
21.6 x 28.4 cm

This handsome map of the state details the county seats, roads, towns and settlements, and watershed. Development is primarily in the southern portion and mostly along the rivers with virtually no other settlements noted. The huge Choctaw Indians region occupies the middle section. In it are noted three missionary stations: Mayhew, Elliott and Monroe, plus the Old Agency. The map shows 18 counties plus the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indian areas. Engraved by Young & Delleker.

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Condition: A

Lovely original color and fine impression on thick paper with full margins. Some marginal foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/5/2007

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