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Auction 161, Lot 205

"A New and Accurate Map of the Chief Parts of South Carolina, and Georgia, from the Best Authorities", Lodge, John

Subject: Colonial Southeast United States

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication: Political Magazine

Color: Black & White

14.8 x 10.8 inches
37.6 x 27.4 cm

Uncommon Revolutionary War map of the region in South Carolina and Georgia from about the Savannah River to the Wackamaw River. The map was created to depict important battle sites and British victories during the Southern Theater of the war, including the capture of Savannah, Georgia in December 1778 and Charleston, South Carolina in May 1780. The map is filled with detailed information of the roads, forts, towns, townships, precincts and parishes. Published by John Bew.

References: Jolly #POL-7.

Condition: B+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with faint offsetting and a short binding tear at right that has been closed on verso with archival tape. Narrow side margins.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/8/2017