Auction 151, Lot 223

"Florida", Tanner, Henry Schenck

Subject: Florida

Period: 1839 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.9 x 13.4 inches
27.7 x 34 cm

This map of Florida shows towns, railroads, forts, roads, canals, major rivers, and lakes. There are references to forts, battlefields, and routes used by the Army during the Seminole War. There are also three inset maps detailing Pensacola, Tallahassee, and St. Augustine. The map reflects the configuration of counties in 1838 with the recent organization of Calhoun County. Water routes from St. Augustine and Pensacola to various ports are described above and below the map. Published by Cary & Hart.

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Condition: B+

Original color with a few spots of foxing mostly in the blank margins and light toning along edges of sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/19/2014

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