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Auction 179, Lot 163

"A Map of the United States of America, with Part of the Adjoining Provinces from the Latest Authorities",

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1817 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 8.4 inches
27.4 x 21.3 cm
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This map of the eastern United States was issued in George Alexander Cooke's Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography. It was first published in Robert Wilkinson's General Atlas circa 1800. Cartographically, the Western Territory takes in all of the area north and west of the Ohio River with several Indian tribes located and an area of Extensive Meadows located in central Illinois. The Country of the Six Nations covers the region from unnamed Ohio into western New York. A large unnamed territory in the region of Mississippi and Alabama is the tribal territory of the Chickasaws, Cherokees, Choctaws and Muskogees. In the Northeast Main is noted as belonging to Massachusetts Bay. In the south, East and West Florida are well delineated.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean sheet with some minor creasing to the left of the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/16/2020

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