Auction 129, Lot 241

"Map of the State of Alabama", Greenleaf, Jeremiah

Subject: Alabama

Period: 1842 (circa)

Publication: A New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 12.5 inches
27.4 x 31.8 cm

This handsome map with a keyboard-style border is Greenleaf's atlas map of the state, detailing the roads, towns and villages, ports, watershed and more. Jeremiah Greenleaf took over the production of David Burr's New Universal Atlas when Burr was appointed Geographer of the House of Representatives. Greenleaf's first edition in 1840, reissued the 1836 maps with updates to counties and the transportation network.

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Condition: A+

Fine original color.

Estimate: $160 - $230

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/23/2009

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