Catalog Archive
Auction 135, Lot 269

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

Subject: Georgia

Period: 1845 (dated)

Publication: Grosser Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 14.5 inches
29.7 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 along with gold mines, canals, trails, roads and railroads. It has a remarkable twelve distance scales.


Condition: B

The original color is slightly faded and there is a bit of offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/16/2011