Auction 151, Lot 166

"[Lot of 2] A New Map of Nth. Carolina with Its Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place, Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes [and] A New Map of South Carolina with Its Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Tanner, Henry Schenck

Subject: North Carolina, South Carolina

Period: 1841 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.9 x 11.3 inches
35.3 x 28.7 cm

This fine pair of early maps depict counties, roads, railroads, canals and settlements. Tables at top and bottom display the distances along various steamboat routes to and from New Bern, Elizabeth City, Charleston and Savannah. Insets include the Gold Region to the north and east of Charlotte, the vicinity of New Bern, and Charleston. Above the North Carolina map is a profile of the Dismal Swamp Canal. Published by Carey & Hart in Philadelphia.

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Condition: B+

Original color with a few spots in the image and light toning along sheet edges.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/19/2014

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