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Large, colored Mitchell map of US 1834
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Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Title: Mitchell's Reference and Distance Map of the United States by J.H. Young
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher:Published by S. Augustus Mitchell
Date Published: 1834
Description:


Engraved map, hand-colored. 129x166.5 cm (50¾x65½") plus decorative border; mounted on linen & sectioned for folding, silk ribbon border, original half leather and marbled boards folder.



Beautiful, large, brilliantly colored map of the United States, with large inset of North America, smaller insets of northern Maine and southern Florida, and ten insets of the vicinities of cities: Albany, Baltimore and Washington, Cincinnati, Charleston, New Orleans, the Falls of Niagara, Rochester, Boston, New York, and Philadelphia. There is a large pictorial title cartouche (uncolored) featuring an eagle. The main map extends to just west of Missouri and Arkansas.

Provenance: F. Edwards, 6/69
Condition
Folder with some rubbing and scuffing; map in fine condition.
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Large, colored Mitchell map of US 1834

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000
Mar 10, 2016
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Est. $10,000 - $15,000Starting Price $5,000
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Lot 0171 Details

Description
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Heading:
Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Title: Mitchell's Reference and Distance Map of the United States by J.H. Young
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher:Published by S. Augustus Mitchell
Date Published: 1834
Description:


Engraved map, hand-colored. 129x166.5 cm (50¾x65½") plus decorative border; mounted on linen & sectioned for folding, silk ribbon border, original half leather and marbled boards folder.



Beautiful, large, brilliantly colored map of the United States, with large inset of North America, smaller insets of northern Maine and southern Florida, and ten insets of the vicinities of cities: Albany, Baltimore and Washington, Cincinnati, Charleston, New Orleans, the Falls of Niagara, Rochester, Boston, New York, and Philadelphia. There is a large pictorial title cartouche (uncolored) featuring an eagle. The main map extends to just west of Missouri and Arkansas.

Provenance: F. Edwards, 6/69
Condition
...
Folder with some rubbing and scuffing; map in fine condition.

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