Auction 163, Lot 264

"Florida", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Florida

Period: 1846 (dated)

Publication: A New Universal Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.7 x 14.6 inches
29.7 x 37.1 cm

This is a revised edition of Tanner's map of Florida showing towns, railroads, forts, roads, canals, major rivers, and lakes. There are references to forts, battlefields, and routes used by the Army during the Seminole War. There are also three inset maps detailing Pensacola, Tallahassee, and St. Augustine. County configurations are current to the publication date, with Mosquito renamed to Orange County and the creation of Levy County along the Gulf Coast. Water routes from St. Augustine and Pensacola to various ports are described along the upper and lower margins. Printed by H.N. Burroughs.

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Condition: A

Original color with one small spot and light toning along sheet edges.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/14/2017

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