Auction 137, Lot 308

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

Subject: Georgia

Period: 1825 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique des Deux Ameriques

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 18 inches
61 x 45.7 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. The county lines reflect the boundaries as of 1822. The map also depicts roads, towns, and 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. Map is 9" x 11.3" on full sheet measuring 26.6" x 21".

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Condition: A

Fine, bright copy with original color and a minor stain in lower blank margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/14/2011

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