Auction 125, Lot 156

"[Lot of 3] Die Staaten von Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana & Alabama [with] Die Staaten von Missouri Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky & Tennessee [and] Die Staaten von Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut & Rhode I.", Geographisches Institut

Subject: United States

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: Meyer's Zeitungs Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 10.3 inches
20.3 x 26.2 cm

Great set of matching maps that feature the beautiful and detailed engraving style associated with German produced maps from this period. The first has a circular inset showing part of Lake Pontchartrain and New Orleans with the Mississippi River flowing between Red Church and Woodville. The second map shows a large unsettled area in today's Minnesota simply labeled "Sioux." With three insets: the first is untitled and details the region between Lawrenceburgh, Cincinnati and Hamilton; the second inset is the vicinity of Nashville; the last shows Lexington, Versailles, Franke and Georget. The third map contains three insets detailing the vicinity of Boston, New Haven and Hartford.

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Condition: A

Map images are fine with lovely, original hand color, sharp impression and full margins. The second with a little marginal soiling in lower margin, the latter a little marginal foxing, all easily very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/24/2008

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