Auction 161, Lot 210

"[Lot of 4] Map of the States of Alabama, and Georgia [and] Interior of the Presbyterian Church, Savannah [and] City Hall, Augusta, Georgia [and] Branch of the United States Bank, Savannah", Hinton, Simpkin & Marshall

Subject: Alabama & Georgia

Period: 1831 (dated)

Publication: The History and Topography of the United States

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.8 x 9.9 inches
40.1 x 25.1 cm

This lot contains an early map of the states with early county configurations, particularly in Alabama. Excellent detail, including mountains, rivers, roads, lakes, towns, Indian tribes, swamps, court houses, and a host of other details. A large region dedicated to Cherokee Indians and several largely unsettled counties appear in eastern Alabama and northwestern Georgia. The inset plan of Savannah shows the city in street and block layout. The views are steel engravings and include City Hall, Augusta; Interior of the Presbyterian Church, Savannah; and Branch of the United States Bank, Savannah. Engraved and printed by Fenner Sears & Co.

A. Map of the States of Alabama and Georgia, (15.8 x 9.9").
B. Interior of the Presbyterian Church, Savannah, (5.8 x 4.1").
C. City Hall, Augusta, Georgia, (5.8 x 4.6").
D. Branch of the United States Bank, Savannah, (6.0 x 4.4").

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Condition: A

The map has a couple of tiny, unobtrusive spots. There are a few light spots in margins of views.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/8/2017

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