Auction 136, Lot 291

"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de la Georgie", Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Subject: Georgia

Period: 1825 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 17 inches
61 x 43.2 cm

This map is from the French edition of Carey & Lea's American Atlas with French text surrounding the map on three sides of the large folio sheet. It is a beautiful pastel colored map of the state detailing counties, roads and towns. There were large regions to the south and west of the state still belonging to various Indian tribes including the Creek and Cherokee tribes. John Clarke was the governor at the time of publication, serving his second term.

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Condition: B+

Some light toning primarily in the margin. Minor foxing in the margin.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/1/2011

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