Auction 160, Lot 287

"A Map of the State of Kentucky and the Tennessee Government Compiled from the Best Authorities by Cyrus Harris", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: Kentucky & Tennessee

Period: 1796 (published)

Publication: The American Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.4 x 7.8 inches
29 x 19.8 cm

This very early map shows some topographical features, villages, and a few roads. The "New & Short Road" to Virginia crosses the Big Sandy River at Vancouver. It names Clarksville, Nashville, Lexington, Bards Town, Harrods Town, Danville, the Forts Hamilton, Washington, Massac, and the Harmons Station. Published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston, and engraved by Amos Doolittle. Title is in a simple oval shaped cartouche.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography) #304-13; Wheat & Brun #645.

Condition: B+

Issued folding and now flattened and backed with tissue. There is light toning and minor soiling in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $190

Closed on 11/16/2016

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