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New York. Bradford, Thomas G. 1838

New York. / Bradford, Thomas G. / 1838
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Full Title: New York. Engraved by G.W. Boynton.

Author: Bradford, Thomas G.

Date: 1838

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Bradford, Thomas G.

Date: 1838

Short Title: New York.

Publisher: Boston: Weeks, Jordan & Co.; New York: Wiley and Putnam.

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 35

Object Width cm: 27

Scale 1: 24,000

Note: Map in full color. Areas are numbered but have no corresponding reference list. Six places are named including the City Hall, the Merchants Exchange, and the New York Hospital.

Reference: P11028; cf P1381.

State / Province: New York

City: New York (N.Y.)

Full Title: New York. Engraved by G.W. Boynton.

List No: 0089.001

Series No: 2

Engraver or Printer: Boynton, George W.

Published In: An Illustrated Atlas, Geographical, Statistical, And Historical, Of The United States And The Adjacent Countries. By T.G. Bradford. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, And Company. New York: Wiley And Putnam. (on verso) Entered ... 1838, by Thomas G. Bradford ... Massachusetts. Cambridge: Stereotyped And Printed By Folsom, Wells, And Thurston, Printers To The University.

Publication Author: Bradford, Thomas G.

Publication Date: 1838

Publication Reference: P11028; cf P1381.

Publication Note: 1st edition. This is Bradford's best atlas, far superior to the smaller and more crudely drawn Comprehensive Atlas (see our copies). Each map is accompanied by text description. The maps are engraved by G.W. Boynton, except for Mississippi, which is engraved by S. Stiles, Sherman and Smith. Fielding Lucas drew, but did not engrave, the Delaware map. There was also an edition published in Philadelphia, with the same maps. In some copies the Iowa and Wisconsin map is labeled only "Wisconsin." See also our 1842 and 1846 editions, as well as the 1841 General Atlas of the World by S.G. Goodrich, with uses these Bradford maps, without the text. There is a beautifully illustrated, engraved second title page reading "An Illustrated Atlas, Geographical, Statistical and Historical of the United States And The Adjacent Countries, By T.G. Bradford. Engd. by Jas. Archer." Full hand painted color. Atlas is bound in half leather brown untitled cloth covers; spine is stamped in gold with "Bradford's Illustrated Atlas".

Publication List No: 0089.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 39

Publication Height cm: 50

Publication Width cm: 41

Image No: 0089001

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