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Auction 164, Lot 229

"A New Map of Arkansas with Its Canals Roads & Distances", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Arkansas

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 14.5 inches
30 x 36.8 cm

This attractive early map of Arkansas shows county lines current to 1845 with the newly organized Dallas County. The map names many towns, and a network of roads criss-cross the map. The number of miles between towns is helpfully noted, and at the top of the map the steam-boat routes are noted from Little Rock to New Orleans, Pittsburgh, and Fort Gibson. The map is surrounded in a decorative border.


Condition: A

Original color with light toning along sheet edges.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 9/13/2017