Auction 148, Lot 162

"The United States of America", Scott, Joseph

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1800 (circa)

Publication: The New Universal Gazetteer

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.8 x 10 inches
32.5 x 25.4 cm

This map of the young United States covers the region from Maine south to Florida and west to the Mississippi River. Georgia's western boundary extends to include present-day Alabama and Mississippi. Several spurious islands are located in Lake Superior including I. Royal. Vermont is not named. Inland detail is limited to rivers, topography and some place names. The map is accompanied by five pages of related text describing the land, population and trade.

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Condition: B

Issued folding and now flattened and professionally backed with tissue to repair and reinforce numerous fold separations and a 5" edge tear at right. Light soiling.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/19/2014

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