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1st item: "Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du Tennessee", by Jean Alexandre Buchon, enrgaved by E. Collin, published by J. Carez, Paris, France, 1825. From "Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique des Deux Ameriques…" by Jean Alexandre Buchon. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring of Tennessee depicting towns and roads, county lines, names of counties, rivers, and mountains. Text blocks with geographical, statistical, and historical information about the state, left, bottom, and right of map. Title and scales of miles, lower right. "Longitude Occidentale de Washington", centered above map, "Longitude Occidentale de Paris", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Mounted to matte with plastic film. Image – 11 1/8" H x 17 3/4" W. Sheet – 21 1/4" H x 27 3/8" W. Matte – 22" H x 28" W. Early 19th century. 2nd item: "Neueste Karte von Tennessee", by Joseph Meyer, published by Bibliographischen Instituts, Hildburghausen, Germany, 1860. From "Grosser Hand-Atlas uber alle Theile der Erde in 170 Karten" edited by Joseph Meyer. Steel plate engraving with hand colored outlines of Tennessee depicting towns and roads, county lines, names of counties, rivers, and mountains. Includes inset maps of the "Umgegend von Nashville", top left, and the "Umgegend von Knoxville", top right. Title and scales of miles, top center, explanation, lower left, distance tables, lower right. "Westl. Lange von Ferro", centered above map, "Westl. Lange von Washington", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Image – 11 3/4" H x 14 1/2" W. Sheet – 14 1/2" H x 17" W. Mid 19th century. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Toning around edges of sheet. Minute foxing spots on surface of sheet. 1 1/4" tear, top right of sheet. 2nd item: Slight toning around edges of sheet. Minute foxing spots on surface of sheet. Bends to paper, tears, largest 1/2", top center, on edges of sheet.