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Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 512

2 TN & KY Maps incl. Samuel Lewis, 1804

Estimate: $300 - $350

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Two (2) Early Tennessee and Kentucky maps, including Samuel Lewis, 1804, and Thomas G. Bradford, 1835. 1st item: TENNESSEE Map, drawn by Samuel Lewis, engraved by Alexander Lawson, published by John Conrad and Company, Philadelphia, 1804. From A NEW AND ELEGANT GENERAL ATLAS: COMPRISING ALL THE NEW DISCOVERIES, TO THE PRESENT TIME: CONTAINING SIXTY-FIVE MAPS, by Aaron Arrowsmith and Samuel Lewis. Early copperplate engraving of Tennessee depicting early towns and roads, including Knoxville and Nashville, county lines and Native American lines, names of counties, rivers, mountains, remarks about the land including the inscription "Low Broken Ground" vertical across the area of West Tennessee, and military locations including "Tennessee Company," lower right. Title and scale of miles, upper center, and legend, lower right. "Longitude W. from Philada." centered above map, "Long. W. from London" centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and double line border. Encapsulated (not laminated) in a plastic archival sleeve and mounted to a mat. Image: 7 3/4" H x 9 5/8" W. Sheet: 9" H x 10 5/8" W. Mat: 13 1/4" H x 16 1/4" W.

2nd item: TENNESSEE AND KENTUCKY Map by Thomas G. Bradford, engraved by George W. Boynton, published by William D. Ticknor, Boston, 1835. From A COMPREHENSIVE ATLAS, GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL & COMMERCIAL by Thomas G. Bradford. Copperplate engraving with hand-colored outlines of Tennessee and Kentucky depicting towns and roads including Murfreesboro as the Tennessee state capital, county lines, names of counties, rivers, mountains, and a notation on the location of the "Cherokee Indians," lower right of state of Tennessee. Title and scale of miles, top left. "Longitude West from Washington," centered below map, "Longitude West from London," centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Encapsulated (not laminated) in a plastic archival sleeve. Image: 7 3/8" H x 9 7/8" W. Plate: 9" H x 11 1/2" W. Sheet: 9 1/2" H x 12 3/4" W. Sleeve: 10 3/8" H x 13 1/2" W.

Condition

Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition with few foxing spots. Plate marks are obscured by mat. David Lloyd Swift label indicates that the map was professionally encapsulated, cleaned, and deacidified in October 1998. 2nd item: Overall good condition with light toning and scattered foxing spots. Toning impressions of leaves, largest 1 1/8" x 1 1/2", lower left and lower center of sheet, primarily visible en verso. Sheet has been cut down. Pencil inscriptions en verso. David Lloyd Swift label indicates that the map was professionally encapsulated, cleaned, and deacidified in 1996.

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