Auction 151, Lot 290

"[Lot of 2] A New Map of South Carolina with Its Canals, Roads, & Distances from Place to Place Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes [and] Colton's South Carolina",

Subject: South Carolina

Period: 1850-55 (dated)

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Color: Hand Color

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A. A New Map of South Carolina with Its Canals, Roads, & Distances from Place to Place Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., dated 1850 (14.2 x 11.4"). A handsome map with a large inset of Charleston showing numerous buildings, streets and places of interest identified. Good detail throughout, locating numerous towns and villages, rivers and several railroads. Table gives the steamboat routes between Charleston and Savannah, and Savannah to Augusta. Decorative borders. Condition: Light toning confined to sheet edges.

B. Colton's South Carolina, by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., dated 1855 (15.9 x 13.0"). Fine state and county map with terrific detail throughout showing railroads, common roads and canals. A large inset: "Plan of Charleston, Vicinity and Harbor" shows the harbor, Cooper and Wando rivers, and the city in good detail. Surrounded by Colton's decorative border. Condition: There are a few edge tears at top away from the map image (one passes the decorative border) closed on verso with archival tape.

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Condition: A

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Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/19/2014

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