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Auction 185, Lot 253

"A New Map of Arkansas with its Canals Roads & Distances", Tanner, Henry Schenck

Subject: Arkansas

Period: 1841 (dated)

Publication: Tanner's Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11 x 13.3 inches
27.9 x 33.8 cm
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An attractive and early map of Arkansas, showing county configurations for 1840, with the newly organized counties of Bradley, Perry, and Yell. The map has many towns named, 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 noted from Little Rock to New Orleans, Pittsburgh, and Fort Gibson. This is the more desirable Tanner edition, prior to the plates being sold to S. A. Mitchell and subsequently to Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.


Condition: B+

Contemporary color with light toning and a few tiny spots.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 11/17/2021