Auction 126, Lot 278

"Neueste Karte von Georgia mit seinen Strassen, Eisenbahnen und Entfernungen", Meyer, Joseph

Subject: Georgia

Period: 1845 (dated)

Publication: Grosser Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 14.5 inches
29.2 x 36.8 cm

This is the German edition of the Tanner/Mitchell Georgia map from the New Universal Atlas, with a German title but using English place names. Along the bottom of the map are the steamboat routes from Savannah to Augusta and Charleston (here spelled Carleston). The map shows early county development. The map has a remarkable twelve distance scales.

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Condition: A+

Fine color on a full sheet with very wide margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008

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