Auction 137, Lot 356

"North Carolina from the Best Authorities", Payne, John

Subject: North Carolina

Period: 1800 (dated)

Publication: New and Complete Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.5 x 7.5 inches
31.8 x 19.1 cm

This is an early map of the state of North Carolina, which is a reduced version of Reid’s map of 1796. The map shows fine detail of watershed, towns, wagon roads and mountains. There is particular emphasis on the Outer Banks. It locates Roanoke Island, Cape Fear, the Gr. Alligator Dis. Swamp along the southern edge of the Albemarle Sound, and the Great Dismal Swamp along the northern edge.

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Condition: B+

Nice dark impression with minor creasing and a few small spots. A few tiny repairs made on verso. Issued folded.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2011

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