Auction 93, Lot 139

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

Subject: Mississippi

Period: 1836 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.1 x 13.7 inches
28.2 x 34.8 cm

A handsome hand colored engraved map by one of the foremost early American cartographers. Early county configuration, particularly in the northeast part of the state. A legend notes the steamboat routes with point to point distances from Pittsburgh to New Orleans. Land distances between towns are noted along the roads. Railroad and canals are also shown.


Condition: A

Brittleness on paper edges with a couple of short tears, image very good.

Estimate: $150 - $170

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/6/2000