Auction 96, Lot 162

"North America XIV Florida", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Florida

Period: 1834 (dated)

Publication: Baldwin & Cradock

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.1 x 15.6 inches
30.7 x 39.6 cm

Early and very detailed steel engraved map of Florida eleven years before statehood. The western panhandle from Apalachicola is shown in an inset on the same scale. Many interesting place names. The southern half is virtually empty of settlement, but is bisected by a long Indian path. Locates C. Canaveral, Seminole Agency, Lake Macaco and the Everglades. The first railroad was chartered three years before this map, but we find no mention of it here. Keyboard style border.

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Condition: B

Overall even age toning. Darker toning along top border. Close trimmed to neatline at top, as issued.

Estimate: $130 - $150

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/12/2001

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