Auction 162, Lot 185

"An Exact Map of North and South Carolina, & Georgia, with East and West Florida. From the Latest Discoveries", Lodge, John

Subject: Colonial Southeastern United States

Period: 1778 (circa)

Publication: William Russell's The History of America…

Color: Black & White

10 x 8.5 inches
25.4 x 21.6 cm

This uncommon map shows the southeastern colonies, from Virginia and Maryland south to Florida and west to Louisiana. Several Native American tribes are noted, including the Catawbas, Chicasaws, Chactaws and Cherakees. The map extends to include the northern part of the Bahamas. It was included in Russell's history that included an "Appendix Containing an Account of the Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy Contest Between Great Britain and her Colonies" - an interesting label for the American Revolution!

References: Howes #R539.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a clean sheet with a bit of faint offsetting at lower left from an opposing page of text. Issued folding.

Estimate: $475 - $600


Closed on 4/26/2017