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Mitchell Wall Map of U.S. 1844
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Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Title: Mitchell's National Map of the American Republic of United States of North America, Together with maps of the Vicinities of Thirty-Two of the Principal Cities and Towns in the Union
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher:S. Augustus Mitchell
Date Published: 1844
Description:


Engraved wall map, hand-colored. Drawn by J.H. Young, Engraved by J.H. Brightly. 92.5x116 cm (36½x45½") including the surrounding vicinity maps and decorative borders; mounted on linen backing, wooden rollers at top and bottom.



A handsome and uncommon wall map, very detailed with numerous place names, plus roads, villages, railroads, ports, etc. A table gives the 1840 population of hundreds of cities. The map is surrounded by a wide decorative border, which surrounds another border composed of the regional areas of 32 important cities. The map extends west to include eastern Texas, part of a massive Indian Territory, and much of a very enlarged Iowa which extends to the Canadian border. With two inset maps: "Map of North-Eastern Boundary of the United States According to the Treaty of 1842" [i.e. Maine]; and "Map of Southern Part of Florida."

Condition
Some edge wear, monstly marginal, and fairly minor, damptaining, very good.
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Mitchell Wall Map of U.S. 1844

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Jan 28, 2016
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Est. $1,000 - $1,500Starting Price $500
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Lot 0594 Details

Description
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Heading:
Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Title: Mitchell's National Map of the American Republic of United States of North America, Together with maps of the Vicinities of Thirty-Two of the Principal Cities and Towns in the Union
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher:S. Augustus Mitchell
Date Published: 1844
Description:


Engraved wall map, hand-colored. Drawn by J.H. Young, Engraved by J.H. Brightly. 92.5x116 cm (36½x45½") including the surrounding vicinity maps and decorative borders; mounted on linen backing, wooden rollers at top and bottom.



A handsome and uncommon wall map, very detailed with numerous place names, plus roads, villages, railroads, ports, etc. A table gives the 1840 population of hundreds of cities. The map is surrounded by a wide decorative border, which surrounds another border composed of the regional areas of 32 important cities. The map extends west to include eastern Texas, part of a massive Indian Territory, and much of a very enlarged Iowa which extends to the Canadian border. With two inset maps: "Map of North-Eastern Boundary of the United States According to the Treaty of 1842" [i.e. Maine]; and "Map of Southern Part of Florida."

Condition
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Some edge wear, monstly marginal, and fairly minor, damptaining, very good.

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