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[Americana - Pennsylvania Pocket Map] Traveller's Map of Pennsylvania, 1831 with Hand Coloring

THE TOURIST'S POCKET MAP OF PENNSYLVANIA EXHIBITING ITS INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS ROADS DISTANCES &C. By: J. H. Young. Philadelphia. Published by S. Augustus Mitchell. 1831 D. Haines sc. Entered according to Act of Congress April 15th 1831... .This map on vellum paper folds into a 3 x 5 inch brown leather cover with the title ‘Pennsylvania.’ There are insets of 'Lehigh and Schuylkill Coal Regions' and 'Vicinity of Philadelphia' at bottom. Many roads, towns, railroads and topographical features are noted; the profile of the Pennsylvania Canal is shown at the top which became a fixture on Mitchell's Pennsylvania maps into the 1850s. A paper label inside the front cover gives the census figures for 1830. The map has some damage with a long tear along one fold line. Blank verso, longitude from Greenwich at bottom, from Washington at top. Scale: 1 inch = 25 miles. Size: 12.5 x 15 inches.

Condition:

With strong early hand-coloring; several separations at the folds (with no loss) will require restoration. 

Estimate: $150 - $200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$132
04/04/2019

 

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