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Auction 157, Lot 211

"Map of the Southern Provinces of the United States", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: Southeast United States

Period: 1804 (published)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

19.9 x 13.6 inches
50.5 x 34.5 cm

This interesting map covers all of the Carolinas with parts of Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia. Features great detail of early roads and settlements. Between Tennessee and Georgia is a long strip of land labeled United States Territory. This land originally belonged to South Carolina but was ceded back to the United States in 1787. Numerous Indian villages are shown, especially in the region of present-day Alabama. Engraved by John C. Russell.

References: Phillips (M) p. 873; Howes #M317.

Condition: B

Issued folding with scattered foxing and faint offsetting. A tear that extends 2" into the image at right has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/4/2016