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Map of Kentucky and Tennessee. Finley, Anthony, 1826

Map of Kentucky and Tennessee. / Finley, Anthony / 1826
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Full Title: Map of Kentucky And Tennessee Compiled from the Latest Authorities. D.H. Vance Del. J.H. Young Sculp. Philadelphia Published by A. Finley.

Author: Finley, Anthony

Date: 1826

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Finley, Anthony

Date: 1826

Short Title: Map of Kentucky and Tennessee.

Publisher: Phila: Anthony Finley

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 44

Object Width cm: 55

Scale 1: 1,450,000

Note: In full color by county. Statistical table by state and status (white, free black, slave) in 1790, 1800, 1810, and 1820 given. Occupational status shown for 1820.

Reference: P1378-10.

State / Province: Kentucky ; Tennessee

Full Title: Map of Kentucky And Tennessee Compiled from the Latest Authorities. D.H. Vance Del. J.H. Young Sculp. Philadelphia Published by A. Finley.

List No: 0278.010

Page No: 10

Series No: 13

Engraver or Printer: Vance, D.H. ; Young, J.H.

Published In: A New American Atlas, Designed Principally To Illustrate The Geography Of The United States Of North America; In Which Every Country In Each State And Territory Of The Union Is Accurately Delineated, As Far As At Present Known: The Whole Compiled From The Latest And Most Authentic Information. Philadelphia: Published By Anthony Finley, At The North-East Corner Of Chestnut And Fourth Streets. 1826.

Publication Author: Finley, Anthony

Publication Date: 1826

Publication Reference: P1378; Howes F140; NMM 485.

Publication Note: This atlas was Finley's attempt to compete with Henry Tanner's American Atlas - the maps are grouped in much the same arrangement as Tanner used and the cartography and engraving are equal to Tanner, although the scale and map size are smaller. There are only two issues that we have seen, both dated 1826 on the title page, but with different dates on the maps. In the first issue, the maps are dated 1824-26; in the second issue (this copy) the maps are dated 1826-27. Finley continued to publish the maps as pocket maps until 1831 when he sold his map and atlas copyrights to Mitchell, who reissued this American Atlas only once, in 1831 (see our #3884) but continued to issue the pocket maps, with updates, until about 1850. Bound in half leather marbled paper covered boards with red leather label stamped with "Finley's American Atlas" in gilt. Full color.

Publication List No: 0278.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 15

Publication Height cm: 49

Publication Width cm: 35

Image No: 0278010

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