Auction 160, Lot 210

"A Map of Georgia, Also the Two Floridas, from the Best Authorities", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: Southeastern United States, Georgia

Period: 1796 (published)

Publication: The American Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

12.1 x 7.4 inches
30.7 x 18.8 cm

This is an early American map depicting Georgia Territory extending from the Atlantic seaboard to the Mississippi River, with East and West Florida along the Gulf Coast. Most of the interior is dominated by various Indian tribes, including the Chickasaws, Creeks, Chactaws, and Muskogees with several prominent villages located. Fifteen early counties are shown along the Atlantic coast and the Savannah River. Several trading paths are noted in the west. Mobile, Pensacola, and New Orleans are noted. Engraved by Amos Doolittle and published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography) #304-15; Wheat & Brun #614.

Condition: B

Issued folding and now flattened and backed with tissue to repair two separations along the left fold. Light scattered foxing and offsetting.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 11/16/2016