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Lot 92: 4 Maps, Incl TN, KY

Fall Auction with online and absentee bidding

by Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

22 October 2016

Knoxville , TN, USA

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  • 4 Maps, Incl TN, KY
  • 4 Maps, Incl TN, KY
  • 4 Maps, Incl TN, KY
  • 4 Maps, Incl TN, KY
  • 4 Maps, Incl TN, KY
   
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Description: 1st item: "Colton's Kentucky and Tennessee" Map, by George W. Colton, published by G. W. Colton and C. B. Colton & Co., New York, 1864. From "Colton's Atlas Of The World" By G. W. Colton. Steel plate engraving with hand coloring of Kentucky and Tennessee depicting towns and roads, county lines, names of counties, rivers, mountains, and railroads. Title and scale of miles, top left. "Longitude West from Greenwich", centered above map, "Longitude West from Washington", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and fretwork border. Image - 12-3/4" H x 16-1/2" W. Sheet - 14-1/4" H x 17" W. 2nd item: "Kentucky and Tennessee" Map, by Jeremiah Greenleaf, 1848. From "A New Universal Atlas" by Jeremiah Greenleaf. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring of Kentucky and Tennessee depicting towns and roads, county lines, names of counties, rivers, and mountains. Title and scale of miles, top left. "Longitude West from Greenwich", centered above map, "Longitude West from Washington", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Image - 10-5/8" H x 12-1/2" W. Sheet - 12-1/4" H x 14-1/4" W. 3rd item: "Kentucky and Tennessee" Map, by Jeremiah Greenleaf, 1842. From "A New Universal Atlas" by Jeremiah Greenleaf. Copper plate engraving with hand-coloring of Kentucky and Tennessee depicting towns and roads, county lines, names of counties, rivers, and mountains. Title and scale of miles, top left. "Longitude West from Greenwich", centered above map, "Longitude West from Washington", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Image - 10-1/2" H x 12-1/2" W. Sheet - 12" H x 14-1/4" W. 4th item: "Tennessee" Map, drawn 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. Copper plate engraving with hand colored outlines of Tennessee and Kentucky depicting towns and roads, 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, lower right. "Longitude West from Washington", centered below map, "Longitude West from London", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Image - 7-3/4" H x 10" W. Sheet - 9-1/8" H x 11-5/8" W. Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition Report: Slight toning to all sheets. Minor foxing on TN map. Losses on lower left corner of Colton map.

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