Auction 167, Lot 157

"A New Map of Louisiana with Its Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place, Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Tanner, Henry Schenck

Subject: Louisiana

Period: 1839 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.1 x 10.8 inches
33.3 x 27.4 cm

Attractive state map showing early county configurations with good detail of cities, towns, roads, canals and railroads. Features a large inset of New Orleans with a key to important buildings. Tables at left display the distances along various steamboat routes to and from New Orleans. County development is circa 1840 with the recently organized counties of Union (1839) in the north and Calcasieu (1840) in the southwest. Published by Carey & Hart.

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Condition: B+

Full original color with very light toning and foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/28/2018

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