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Cartobibliography of the map of North Carolina first published in Anthony Finley's 1824 A New General Atlas….
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States 1-3: Published by A. Finley Philada imprint below neat line at lower center.
States 1-4: Young & Delleker imprint and “19” plate mark at lower right.
State 5: Plate mark "45" outside mid left border
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StateYear(s)Distinguishing featuresPublicationLink to image
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11824 (early issues)Does not show Davidson County; does not show Greensboro (in Guilford County)A New General Atlas Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions Of The Globe… Published by Anthony Finley (Philadelphia)http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/3c27z0
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21824 (late) - 1830Davidson County and Greensboro are added, as are multiple roads connecting Greensboro to communities in neighboring counties.A New General Atlas Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions Of The Globe… Published by Anthony Finley (Philadelphia)
http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ncmaps/id/174
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31831 - 1834 Title now enclosed in a simple rectangular cartouche with “notched” corners.
Georgia now named. Extensive town, road, & river detail added to surrounding states.
Macon County added in western NC.
A New General Atlas Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions Of The Globe… Published by Anthony Finley (Philadelphia)http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/i1zh56
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41842Engraved dashed lines have been added to demarcate various geological zones in NC.
Map is colored by geological zone, not by county.
There are no updates to the political geography.
The Finley imprint at bottom center has been erased. Plate mark 19 and the engraver imprint remain at bottom right.
Elements of geology : with an outline of the geology of North Carolina: for the use of the students of the University, by Elisha Mitchell. (n.p.)
http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ncmaps/id/505
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51845New outer border, likely engraved with geometric lathe, surrounds the previous simple box border.
Multiple counties added: Cherokee, Yancy [sic], McDowell, Henderson, Cleveland, Caldwell, Catawba, Davie, Stanly, Union; many new towns and individual place names.
Raleigh & Gaston and Wilmington & Weldon railroads.
Map is colored by county; seemingly random curvilinear dashed lines represent the geological zones from State 4.
Plate mark 19 and engraver imprint removed from lower right and plate mark 45 added outside mid left border.
A New General Atlas Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions Of The Globe… Published at Tanner's Geographical Establishment (New York)http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/5vq8c1
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