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View of the Country round Pittsburg. Melish, John, 1812

View of the Country round Pittsburg. / Melish, John / 1812
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Full Title: View of the Country round Pittsburg. Drawn by J. Melish. J. Vallance F.S.A. sculpt.

Author: Melish, John

Date: 1812

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Melish, John

Date: 1812

Short Title: View of the Country round Pittsburg.

Publisher: Philadelphia: Palmer, Thomas & George

Type: Book Map

Object Height cm: 17

Object Width cm: 11

Scale 1: 100,000

Note: Uncolored map showing the convergence of the Allegany and Monongahela Rivers, creating the Ohio River.

Reference: Howes M496; Buck 74.

State / Province: Pennsylvania

City: Pittsburgh (Pa.)

Full Title: View of the Country round Pittsburg. Drawn by J. Melish. J. Vallance F.S.A. sculpt.

List No: 2341.003

Series No: 4

Engraver or Printer: Vallance, J.

Published In: Travels in the United States of America, in the years 1806 & 1807, and 1809, 1810 & 1811 ... Illustrated by eight maps. By John Melish. In two volumes. Philadelphia, printed for the author, and for sale by the different booksellers in the United States, and by Thomas & George Palmer, agents for the author. 1812. T. & G. Palmer, printers.

Publication Author: Melish, John

Publication Date: 1812

Publication Reference: Howes M496; Buck 74.

Publication Note: 1st edition. The U.S. map is Tanner's first map (Ristow). Tanner's name is listed on the U.S. map in this first edition, but it is removed in the second edition. All the large maps are uncolored and differ from the second edition large maps in some details, but the small maps are similar in both editions. Uncut. Bound into two half leather books.

Publication List No: 2341.000

Publication Type: Exploration Book

Publication Maps: 8

Publication Height cm: 24

Publication Width cm: 16

Image No: 2341003

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