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Auction 182, Lot 318

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Tennessee", Carey & Lea

Subject: Tennessee

Period: 1822 (circa)

Publication: A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 11.1 inches
46.7 x 28.2 cm
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The map is on a full folio sheet (20.6 x 16.3") with English text below giving a brief description of Tennessee's boundaries, productions, rivers, climate, chief towns, and population statistics by county. The finely engraved map delineates rivers, roads, counties, and major towns. The western portion of the state is dominated by the large Henry, Carroll, Henderson, Madison, and Shelby counties, which would be subdivided over the next few years. Cherokee Lands is located in the southeastern portion of the state. Kentucky and Tennessee are almost always shown on the same map, so it is uncommon to find Tennessee alone during this period. Drawn by Fielding Lucas, Jr. and engraved by Kneass.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 838.

Condition: B+

On a watermarked sheet that is slightly cockled with faint scattered foxing. There is a centerfold separation at bottom and an edge tear at top that have been closed on verso with archival tissue.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 4/28/2021