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Auction 151, Lot 294

"Tennassee", Scott, Joseph

Subject: Tennessee, Southern United States

Period: 1800 (circa)

Publication: The New and Universal Gazetteer

Color: Black & White

7.5 x 6 inches
19.1 x 15.2 cm

A charming second state of this early American-produced copper engraved map. The central area, called "Mero", is comprised of Tennassee, Davidson and Sumner Counties. This district also locates the "S. Boundary Military Reservation." Fort Massac is shown on the Ohio River, and there is a note describing the way to Pensacola as being "nearly level" near Knoxville. The map includes a portion of the adjoining states of Kentucky and Georgia.

References: Wheat & Brun #651.

Condition: B+

There is minor soiling, a small printer's smudge near the right border, and an edge tear that just passes the neatline at bottom closed on verso with archival material.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $475

Closed on 11/19/2014