David Rumsey Map Collection - Cartography Associates

Home
About
View the Collection
Recent Additions
Purchase Reproductions
News
Help


Insight Browser
GIS Browser
Collections Ticker

Index: New American atlas. Mitchell, Samuel Augustus, 1831

Index: New American atlas. / Mitchell, Samuel Augustus / 1831
View larger, zoomable image
(turn off pop-up blocker)

Full Title: (Index Page to) 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.

Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Date: 1831

This historical cartographic image is part of the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection, www.davidrumsey.com, a large collection of online antique, rare, old, and historical maps, atlases, globes, charts, and other cartographic items. Read more about the Collection. Or you can view the entire David Rumsey Map Collection in Insight.

Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Date: 1831

Short Title: Index: New American atlas.

Publisher: Philadelphia: S.A. Mitchell

Type: Index Page

Object Height cm: 46

Object Width cm: 28

World Area: North America

Country: United States

Full Title: (Index Page to) 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.

List No: 3884C

Series No: 3

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: 3884C

Copyright Information
Digital images and descriptive data © 2000 by Cartography Associates. Images may be reproduced or transmitted, but not for commercial use. For commercial use or commercial republication, contact . This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. By downloading any images from this site, you agree to the terms of that license.

Creative Commons License

Important!
Firewalls, or Browser settings that block Pop-up Ads, may prevent correct operation of Insight Java Client or Insight Browser. Test by turning off the Firewall and/or allowing Pop-ups from this site only - if this corrects the problem, adjust your Firewall or Browser settings.

The Insight® Browser and Java client software are products of Luna Imaging, Inc.

If you have comments, suggestions, or need help, contact The David Rumsey Collection at .

home | about | view the collection | recent additions | news | help
Copyright© 2003 Cartography Associates.
All rights reserved.