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Auction 164, Lot 270

"Georgia", Arrowsmith & Lewis

Subject: Georgia

Period: 1804 (circa)

Publication: A New and Elegant General Atlas

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.8 x 7.9 inches
24.9 x 20.1 cm
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This handsome and important early map of the state features nice topographical detail. County development is current to roughly 1796, with the appearance of new counties Jackson and Wilkes, but no sign of Bulloch or Jefferson, which were formed the same year. The western half of present-day Georgia is still a possession of the Creek Indians. Rivers, swamps, roads (with distances), and towns and cities are identified, including Savannah and Augusta. It extends to show unengraved portions of Mississippi Territory, Florida, and South Carolina. Drawn by Samuel Lewis and engraved by D. Fairman.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #702-50.

Condition: A

Clean and bright with binding holes and an archivally repaired tear confined to the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/13/2017

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