Boston: Thomas & Andrew, 1796. unbound. J. Denison. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 7.5" x 9.25". This fine early antique map appeared in Jedidiah Morse's "The American Universal Geography" published in 1796. It depicts North Carolina and South Carolina in beautiful detail, noting roads, chapels, court houses, meeting houses, counties, rivers, towns, mountains and other topographic features. Several Indian villages are also noted throughout. The maps in Morse's Geography were considered to be among the best example of early American map making. The map is in good condition with overall age toning and offsetting. Some stains and foxing. Minor wear and toning along original fold lines.Jedidiah Morse (1761 - 1826) was one of the most influential of the early American cartographers. His textbooks became a staple for students in the United States, earning him the informal title, "father of American Geography". This is a beautiful example of his important work. (Inventory #: 269848)
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