Group of six (6) mid-19th century maps. 1st item: MAP OF TENNESSEE AND KENTUCKY by G.W. Boynton & Co., showing railroads and canals. 9 3/4" x 12 5/8". 2nd item: MIDDLE STATES map engraved by J. T. Hammond showing parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and North Carolina. 19" H x 12" W sheet. 3rd item: SOUTHERN STATES map engraved by J. T. Hammond showing parts of Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and North and South Carolina. 12" x 18 1/2". 4th item: CALIFORNIA by J. H. Colton, 1855, issued just a few years after the Gold Rush. 17" H x 14" W sheet. 5th item: MAP OF PHILADELPHIA 1876, showing part of the Centennial grounds, from the Centennial Guide Book, J. B. Lippincott & Co. 9 1/2" H x 12" W. 6th item: THE TOURIST'S POCKET MAP OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, EXHIBITING ITS INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS, ROADS, DISTANCES & C by J. H. Young, Philadelphia, published by S. Augustus Mitchell 1843. 12 7/8" H x 15 1/2" W. Provenance: the estate of Dr. Benjamin Caldwell, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: 2nd item: Small loss at lower right corner, separations at center fold lines, 2 dark 1/4" stains to margin. 3rd item: Small losses at three corners, 2" stain over North Carolina. 4th item: 1/2" tear upper edge in margin. 5th item: Old tape repair to center fold tears, margin chipping. 6th item: Detached from tooled leather cover, state 1840 population page included but also detached. Dark staining and some losses at four points along fold lines, heavy toning.
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