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Auction 99, Lot 231

"Map of the State of Ohio Drawn by A. Bourne. Including the Indian Reservation, Purchased and laid out into Counties and Townships in 1820", Bourne/Kilbourne

Subject: Ohio

Period: 1820 (dated)

Publication: American Antiquarian Society "Archaelogia Americana"

Color: Black & White

16.2 x 19 inches
41.1 x 48.3 cm

This scarce map resulted from the combined efforts of Alexander Bourne and John Kilbourne, both active surveyors in the early mapping of Ohio. It was issued to accompany an article by Caleb Atwater, entitled "Description of the antiquities discovered in the state of Ohio..." It depicts the counties, including the recently organized counties in the northwest corner of the state. It also provides excellent topography, roads, towns, and forts with particular attention to Indian Reservations.

References: Phillips (M) p. 627; Smith, The Mapping of Ohio #168.

Condition: B

Tissue repairs on a couple of folds and minor discoloration.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/12/2002