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Cokesbury, SC: 1878. Large signature on a 5.5" x 2.5" autograph page, as a newly elected member of the United States House of Representatives: "D. Wyatt Aiken - Cokesbury - South Carolina Mach 11th 1878" . Fine condition. South Carolina secessionist who, as a Colonel, led a regiment of the 7th South Carolina Infantry in the Peninsula and Northern Virginia Campaigns; and was severely wounded by a shot through the lungs at the Battle of Antietam in September 1862. After...
New York: Asher & Adams, 1873. Map. Lithograph original hand coloring. Image measures 16 x 22.5". This 1873 map depicts the states of North Carolina and South Carolina with special focus on the developing railway systems of the two states. An inset in the bottom left features the western portion of North Carolina. Counties are hand colored and railway lines are labeled. City and town names occur as well as stops along the routes. Rivers, capes, islands and other topographic...
1856. Sea chart. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 30.75" x 32". Fantastically detailed sea chart of Charleston Harbor from Folly Island to the Cooper and Wando Rivers, from Sullivan Island and up the coast past Breach Inlet. Streets are clearly laid out in Charleston, Mount Pleasant and Moultrieville. Includes topographical elements, forts, sandbars, waterways, depths, sailing directions and tidal information. Inset views include "Main Ship Channel" and "North Channel, Fort Sumter". Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who...
1853. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 16.75" x 13.5". Nice sea chart of the central west South Carolina. Includes depths, tidal information, buoy locations and sailing directions. In excellent condition, with minor toning along original folds. Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who worked as the superintendent of the United States Coast Survey.
Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1893. 286pp. + 2pp. of publisher's ads. 12mo, blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled, small area of browning on four pages, last blank page lightly dampstained, small areas of chipping to margin of one page. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1893. First Edition. Author's experiences as a teacher of ex-slaves in Beaufort, South Carolina from 1864 to 1865. She was an abolitionist from the North.
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.
Boston: Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel, 1838. Map. Engraving with original hand outline coloring. Image measures 11.5" x 14.25". Beautiful map of South Carolina divided into counties. Shows towns and waterways. In very good conditon with light foxing to outer margins and faint creasing. 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: Carey & Lea, 1822. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 12.75" x 14.75", image plus text measures 16.25" x 20.75". Beautiful double page map of South Carolina divided into counties. Towns, states, waterways and topographical details shown in immense detail. Extensive information pertaining to history, climate and culture surrounds map. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas...". Very light offsetting, small tear to right edge. Small stain to upper right.
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1822. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 10.75" x 10.5", image plus text measures 16.5" x 20 5/8". Beautiful double page map of Washington D.C. and its environs, including Alexandria. Shows street plan, major roads, waterways, marshlands and topography. Extensive information pertaining to history, climate and culture surrounds map. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas...". Crease to upper right, light spots of foxing to top margin. Expert repair to centerfold.
Chester: Chester County SC Historical Society, 2000. Illus. 2 Vols. 4to, blue boards. (Volume I): Chester: Chester County, SC Historical Society, 2000. Fine Sold with Volume II: Heritage History of Chester County, South Carolina. Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1995. This volume has the name of a previous owner in gilt on the front cover. Both volumes are mostly short biographies with genealogy information of county residents along with some portraits.
New York: J.H. Colton & Co., 1855. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 14" x 17.5". Shows some small tears In very good condition. A Railroad map of South Carolina showing counties and seats, canals, and railroad depots. Inset shows pan of Charleston vicinity and harbor. The Colton family was one the most prolific and successful publishers of maps and atlases in the United States. J.H. Colton (1800-1893) founded his business in NYC in 1831.
Chicago: George F. Cram & Co., 1874. Map. Color lithograph. Image measures 13.75" x 20.5". This nice map by George F. Cram depicts the states of North Carolina and South Carolina was published in 1874. Color coded by counties, the map notes railroads, cities, towns, rivers, and other topographical features. Verso features a map of Georgia and Mississippi. In good condition with minor wear along the original centerfold and some wear near edges, can be repaired. After serving in the...