Auction 140, Lot 172

"A New Map of North & South Carolina, & Georgia…", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Southeast United States

Period: 1765 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 6.8 inches
22.9 x 17.3 cm

A charming small map of the southeast with the boundaries of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia extending from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River, illustrating the territorial gains the British made during the French-Indian War, which ended in 1763. The map depicts towns, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts, and the topography of the land.

References: Jolly #LOND-244; Cumming #348; Sellers & Van Ee #1390; Phillips (Maps) p. 295, 613 & 819.

Condition: A

Issued folding with minor creasing along folds and a minute hole at top right caused by a paper flaw.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/23/2012

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