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Georgia and Alabama (Savannah and Atlanta). Washington, S. Augustus Mitchell, 1872. $185.00

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"County Map of the States of Georgia and Alabama" (insets) "Savannah, Georgia." "City of Atlanta, the Capitol of Georgia."

A gorgeous full color map of Alabama & Georgia, hand colored by counties, large insets of Savannah, and Atlanta. Cities, towns, rivers, mountains and major roads are shown throughout the region. Each county is individually hand colored. Prime meridians are Washington D.C. and Greenwich,and was published in: Mitchell's New General Atlas, containing maps of the various countries of the World, plans of cities, etc., embraced in ninety-three quarto maps.

The map is especially noteworthy as it is the earliest appearance of a plan of Atlanta in a commercial atlas.

Lithograph with original outline color.
15 x 23 inches sheet.
Excellent condition.