Extremely rare and unbelievably beautiful first edition copy of William De Brahm’s Lords Propieters map. Published in 4 sheets and presented in two. All original beautiful hand color. Published London in 1757 by Thomas Jefferys. This map qa the most important map published of the south east during the colonial era. De Brahm was surveyor general for the colony of Georgia and issued a letter to the Gazette for land grant owners to contribute their information on lands owned. In huge box on the bottom list in an index all the land owners names and an index ro locate their properties also this map has a huge impressive cartouche illustrating Indigo production. A truly once in a lifetime map!
Full title A map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia. Containing the whole sea-coast; all the islands, inlets, rivers, creeks, parishes, townships, boroughs, roads, and bridges: As also, several plantations, with their proper boundary-lines, their names, and the names of their proprietors.