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Map of Virginia and Maryland. Mitchell, Samuel Augustus, 1831

Map of Virginia and Maryland. / Mitchell, Samuel Augustus / 1831
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Full Title: Map Of Virginia And Maryland Constructed from the Latest Authorities. Published by S. Augustus Mitchell Philadelphia. 1831. J.H. Young Sc. (inset) Plan Of Washington City & Georgetown.

Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Date: 1831

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Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Date: 1831

Short Title: Map of Virginia and Maryland.

Publisher: Philadelphia: S.A. Mitchell

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 44

Object Width cm: 55

Scale 1: 1,450,000

Note: Full color by county.

Reference: P11026-7.

State / Province: Virginia ; Maryland

Full Title: Map Of Virginia And Maryland Constructed from the Latest Authorities. Published by S. Augustus Mitchell Philadelphia. 1831. J.H. Young Sc. (inset) Plan Of Washington City & Georgetown.

List No: 3884.007

Page No: 7

Series No: 10

Engraver or Printer: 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 Samuel Augustus Mitchell. 1831.

Publication Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Publication Date: 1831

Publication Reference: American Atlases L3584; P11026 and L3585 (Pocket edition).

Publication Note: Mitchell's first atlas, published in the first year of Mitchell's map publishing career. Mitchell purchased the plates for this atlas from Anthony Finley, who used them previously in his 1826 edition of his own atlas of the same title, "New American Atlas" (see our # 0278, 0279). Mitchell reissued the atlas with Mitchell's imprint on all the maps, with updating on the maps, and with new borders for the maps. This form of the atlas (folio) is most rare, with no copy in the Library of Congress and only two copies located by LeGear in her "American Atlases" bibliography. Dealers note only one copy for sale or at auction in the last decade. The maps included in the atlas were produced by Mitchell primarily as pocket maps and this explains the rarity of the folio atlas. Maps in full hand painted color. Atlas bound in half leather marbled paper covered boards with red leather label stamped with "American Atlas" in gilt.

Publication List No: 3884.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 15

Publication Height cm: 47

Publication Width cm: 31

Image No: 3884007

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