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The Rarest Atlas Map of Alabama

Extremely rare map of Alabama, published Tanner's New General Atlas, published in New York City by Tanner's Geographical Establishment, written and engraved by Joseph Perkins.

The map pre-dates the formation of Choctaw County (1847), Hancock County (1850)

Tanner's New General Atlas was issued following Tanner's sale of his Universal Atlas to Samuel August Mitchell.  The Universal Atlas, which had been published in Philadelphia from 1836 to 1845.  Tanner's New General Atlas, for which Anthony Finley was also a collaborator, is one of the rarest 19th Century American atlases.  To view the complete atlas in the David Rumsey collection, click here.


The map is very rare.  This is the first example we have ever seen on the market.