Auction 132, Lot 279

"A New Map of Nth. Carolina with its Canals, Roads & Distances from place to place, along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: North Carolina

Period: 1854 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.6 inches
35.6 x 29.5 cm

This is a particularly nice 19th century map of North Carolina with excellent detail of the transportation network, which includes completed, in-progress, and proposed railroads in addition to stage roads and steamboat routes. It includes two insets of the Gold Region and the vicinity of New Bern and Trenton, and a profile of the Dismal Swamp Canal.

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Condition: B+

Original color with some light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/2/2010

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