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Auction 168, Lot 252

"Neueste Karte von Louisiana mit Seinen Canaelen, Strassen, Eisenbahnen, Entfernungen der Hauptpunkte, und Routen fur Dampfschiffe...", Meyer, Joseph

Subject: Louisiana

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication: Meyer's Auswanderungs-Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

14.6 x 11.4 inches
37.1 x 29 cm

This is a German edition of Mitchell's map of the state, which 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. Published by the Hildburghausen Biblio Institut.


Condition: A

A clean, bright example with a few spots of foxing confined to the blank margins. There is light toning along the sheet edges.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/6/2018