Auction 142, Lot 259

"A New Map of Nth. Carolina with its Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: North Carolina

Period: 1846 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.5 inches
35.6 x 29.2 cm

This is a particularly nice 19th century map of North Carolina with excellent detail of the transportation network, which includes completed, in-progress, and proposed railroads in addition to stage roads and steamboat routes. It includes two insets of the Gold Region and the vicinity of New Bern and Trenton, and a profile of the Dismal Swamp Canal.

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Condition: B

Original color with minor soiling and light scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 11/28/2012

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