Auction 122, Lot 310

"Map of North and South Carolina", Denison, James

Subject: North and South Carolina

Period: 1796 (circa)

Publication: Morse's Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 7.5 inches
24.1 x 19.1 cm

The first state of this map of the Carolinas features a key to roads, chapels, courthouses, meeting houses and dwellings. The counties and districts in each state are named but are only delineated in South Carolina. There is a Moravian settlement near Guilford, NC. The Tennessee Gov't borders North Carolina to the west. Roads, lighthouses, forts and topography are among the other details on this attractive early American map.

References: Wheat & Brun #585

Condition: B

A short fold separation in the upper margin has been repaired with archival tape on verso. Impression a bit weak in spots and there is some toning and minor foxing.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007