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Lot 90: 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps

Fall Auction with online and absentee bidding

by Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

October 22, 2016

Knoxville , TN, USA

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  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
  • 4 19th cent. TN & KY Maps
   
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Description: 1st item: "Tennessee" by Thomas G. Bradford, engraved by George W. Boynton, published by American Stationer's Co., Boston, 1838. From "A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial" by Thomas G. Bradford. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring of Tennessee depicting towns and roads, county lines, names of counties, rivers, and mountains. Title and scale of miles, lower right. "Longitude West from Washington", centered above map, "Longitude West from Greenwich", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Image - 7 3/4" H x 10" W. Sheet - 8 1/8" H x 10 1/2" W. 2nd item: "Kentucky and Tennessee" map by Thomas Illman after David H. Burr, published by D. S. Stone, New York, 1834. From "A New Universal Atlas" by David H. Burr. 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 3/8" H x 12 5/8" W. Sheet - 12 1/4" H x 15" W. 3rd item: "Johnson's Tennessee and Kentucky" map, compiled, drawn, and engraved under the supervision of J.H. Colton and A.J. Johnson, published by Johnson and Ward, New York, 1866. From "Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, With Physical Geography, And With Descriptions Geographical, Statistical, And Historical..." by Richard Swainson Fisher, M.D. Steel plate engraving with hand coloring of Tennessee and Kentucky depicting towns, roads, county lines, names of counties, rivers, mountains, and railroads. Features uncolored two vignettes, one titled "State House Nashville", top left, and one titled "Entrance to Mammoth Cave", bottom right. Title and scale of miles, top left corner. "Longitude West from Greenwich", centered above map, "Longitude West from Washington", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and fretwork border. "Historical and Statistical View of the United States" text pages en verso. Image - 17" H x 22 3/4" W. Sheet - 18 1/8" H x 26 1/2" W. 4th item: "Kentucky and Tennessee" by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, Jr., published by William M. Bradley and Brother, 1886, from "Bradley's Atlas of the World" by William M. Bradley. Steel 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 decorative border. Image - 13 1/2" H x 20 3/4" W. Sheet - 19 1/8" H x 12 5/8" W. Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition Report: 1st item: Sheet has been cut down. Minute foxing spots, 1" area of water damage, visible en verso. 2nd item: Image plate printed off center. Toning lines around image. Toning around edges of paper. Water damage spots scattered on surface, largest 1/4" area, bottom left corner. Water damage visible en verso. 3rd item: Pages separated at middle seam. Toning around edges of paper. Minute foxing spots scattered on surface. Tears on right edges of paper, largest 1" area, lower right corner. Foxing spots visible en verso. 4th item: Slight toning around edges of paper. Paper tear, 2 3/4" top center.

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