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Auction 154, Lot 267

"Tennessee", Arrowsmith & Lewis

Subject: Tennessee

Period: 1804 (published)

Publication: A New and Elegant General Atlas…

Color: Black & White

9.8 x 7.9 inches
24.9 x 20.1 cm
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This early map of the state depicts both counties and Indian Lands. Central Tennessee, including portions of Alabama and Georgia, is labeled Cherokee Country and western Tennessee is Chickasaw Country. A large Tennessee Company land grant is depicted in northern Alabama along the Tennessee River. Shows topography via hachure, the river systems, and several place names. Kentucky and Tennessee are almost always shown on the same map, so it is uncommon to find Tennessee alone during this period. Drawn by Samuel Lewis and engraved by Lawson.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #702-52.

Condition: A

On a mostly clean sheet with a small stain in the top blank margin and binding holes far from map image.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/16/2015