Catalog Archive
Auction 164, Lot 282

"A New Map of Louisiana with Its Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place, Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Louisiana

Period: 1849 (circa)

Publication: A New American Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

14.4 x 11.6 inches
36.6 x 29.5 cm

This map of Louisiana locates numerous towns and villages, roads, railroads, canals, and rivers. There is a large and detailed plan of New Orleans at top right with a key identifying wards and places of interest. Three tables give the steamboat routes between New Orleans and Pittsburgh, Natchitoches, and Balize. A handsome map with decorative borders.


Condition: B+

Original color with minor scattered foxing and light toning mostly in the blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/13/2017