Auction 122, Lot 322

"Rhode Island", Scott, Joseph

Subject: Rhode Island

Period: 1800 (circa)

Publication: The New and Universal Gazetteer

Color: Black & White

6 x 7.5 inches
15.2 x 19.1 cm

This example is the second state of this uncommon copper engraved map. Details include settlements and towns, watershed (Pautucket R. is the Pawtucket), and all counties. Three counties are named on the island. Compass rose at upper right. Early example of cartography produced in the newly formed United States.

References: Wheat & Brun #252.

Condition: B+

Folding, as issued with 3/16" margin at left. Left margin close. Some light, uneven toning in map.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/5/2007