Auction 134, Lot 191

"[Lot of 3] A New Map of Louisiana with its Canals, Roads & Distances… [and] A New Map of Mississippi with its Roads & Distances [and] A New Map of South Carolina with its Canals, Roads & Distances…", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Southern United States

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.5 inches
35.6 x 29.2 cm

1) A New Map of Louisiana with its Canals, Roads & Distances from place to place, along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes. Good detail throughout with numerous towns and villages located, railroads, canals and rivers. Large and detailed plan of New Orleans with key to over 30 important buildings and districts. Three tables give the steamboat routes between New Orleans to Pittsburgh, Natchioches, and Belize. A handsome map with decorative borders.
2) A New Map of Mississippi with its Roads & Distances. A very attractive 19th century map of pre-Civil War Mississippi with good detail throughout of the numerous towns and villages, rivers and one railroad linking Jackson and Vicksburg. Some distances noted between cities along main roads. The table on the left gives the steamboat routes between Natchez and New Orleans, and Natchez to Pittsburgh. The map is surrounded by a decorative, scroll border.
3) A New Map of South Carolina with its Canals, Roads & Distances from place to place along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes. A very handsome map with a large inset of Charleston showing numerous buildings, streets and places of interest identified. Good detail throughout, locating numerous towns and villages, rivers and several railroads. Table gives the steamboat routes between Charleston and Savannah, and Savannah to Augusta. Decorative borders. A very striking example of this chart.

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Condition: A

All are very nice examples generally very clean in the map but with a little marginal toning or foxing. Original color and full margins on all.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/1/2010

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