Auction 98, Lot 126

"A Correct Map of North America", Wooten, Joseph

Subject: United States - Eastern

Period: 1808 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.5 x 8.3 inches
29.2 x 21.1 cm

Unusual, early map of the states. The Carolinas and Virginia extend to the Mississippi River. Pennsylvania is enlarged and shown taking in part of New York, which in turn encompasses all of New Jersey. New England consists of only Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Large inset titled "Supplement to Carolina". Filled with Indian names. Engraved by Holborn.

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Condition: B

Scattered foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/6/2002

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