Boston: Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel, 1836. Map. Engraving with original hand outline coloring. Image measures 7.75" x 10". Nice map of Georgia and the Carolinas divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes, waterways and railroads. Light scattered foxing. T.G. Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston based publisher. He worked as assistant editor of the American Encyclopedia before entering the field of map making.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1846. Map. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Image measures 13 7/8" x 11 3/8". Great map of Georgia showing all counties, railroads, major routes and waterways. A table at the bottom of the page lists steam boat routes. Minor overall toning, one small tear to bottom edge and a crease to upper left corner. Samuel Augustus Mitchell Sr. (1792-1868) is one of the pioneers in American cartography of the 19th century.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1845. Map. Wax engraving (cerograph) with hand coloring. Image measures 13.75" x 11". This appealing map of Georgia by Sidney Morse and Samuel Breese depicts the state divided into counties and townships. Beautifully hand colored, it notes towns, roads, mountains, rivers, lakes, railroads, canals and other topography. The Okefenokee Swamp is beautifully rendered. This map was featured in Morse's North American Atlas, which, when originally published in 1842, was the first atlas of the United...
Amsterdam: Mortier, Pieter, 1723. Map. Engraving with hand outline. Image measures 14" x 18.75". Beautifully detailed map showing the area between the the Black and Caspian Seas including modern day Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey. Full original margins have minor stains. Based on the plates by Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) who is considered the founder of the French school of cartography. In reaction to the prevailing trend of Dutch lavishness, Sanson favored minimal details, focusing rather on accurate cartography than ornament.
London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1844. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 15 3/8" x 12.5". Nicely detailed map of Georgia with parts of surrounding states. Delineates counties, major cities and waterways. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was formed in 1826 and published low cost maps with the goal of reaching a large market, while still maintaining high quality and precision.
London: J. Seller, 1670. Miniature map. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 4 3/4" x 6". This charming miniature map of Georgia covers from the Sea of Azov to Persia south of the Caspian Sea near modern day Tehran. Incredibly detailed, especially for a miniature map, it notes several important cities; some that were part of the ancient Silk Route, and topography is beautifully rendered. A beautiful decorative title cartouche is included in the lower left quadrant. The...