Auction 171, Lot 221


"A New Map of Arkansas with Its Canals Roads & Distances", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Arkansas

Period: 1849 (circa)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 14.3 inches
29.5 x 36.3 cm

This attractive and early map of Arkansas shows county configurations for 1845 with the newly organized Dallas County. The map names many towns, and a number 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 listed from Little Rock to New Orleans, Pittsburgh, and Fort Gibson. The map is surrounded in a decorative border.


Condition: A

Original color with some negligible spots, marginal toning, and a few minuscule holes that are only visible when held up to light.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $55

Closed on 2/6/2019