Auction 163, Lot 172

"Map of the States of Mississippi, Louisiana, and the Arkansas Territory", Hinton, John Howard

Subject: Southern United States

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication: The History and Topography of the United States

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.7 x 16.1 inches
27.2 x 40.9 cm

A very detailed map delineated by county showing Indian tribes, parishes, rivers, forts and roads. The map extends to the Sabine River with Mexico to the west. Arkansas Territory, with early county development, is included. The Mississippi Delta area is especially well-rendered, graphically depicting the swamps. Topography is shown via bold hachure and swamps and wetlands are depicted with shading.

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Condition: A

Issued folding and now flattened with a small chip in the bottom left blank margin that has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/14/2017

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