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Auction 183, Lot 148

"Louisiana and Part of Arkansas", Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel

Subject: Louisiana & Arkansas

Period: 1835 (circa)

Publication: A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical & Commercial

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.7 x 10.1 inches
19.6 x 25.7 cm

A simple, but attractive, map delineated by parish/county that was published one year before Arkansas' statehood. It shows good detail along the coast including marshes and bays, and depicts numerous towns and settlements. One railroad (the West Feliciana Railroad) is depicted running from St. Francisville, Louisiana to Woodville, Mississippi. Only a few settlements are noted in Arkansas. The map is accompanied by a page of related descriptive text.

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Condition: B+

Original outline color with light toning and scattered foxing.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/9/2021

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