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From Philadelphia to Annapolis Md. (57) Colles, Christopher, 1789

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Full Title: From Philadelphia to Annapolis Md. (57)

Author: Colles, Christopher

Date: 1789

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Author: Colles, Christopher

Date: 1789

Short Title: From Philadelphia to Annapolis Md. (57)

Publisher: New York: C. Colles

Type: Book Map

Object Height cm: 18

Object Width cm: 12

Scale 1: 35,000

Note: Without color.

Reference: P1326; Streeter 3936; Ristow 158.

State / Province: Maryland

City: Hartford (Md.)

Subject: Roads

Full Title: From Philadelphia to Annapolis Md. (57)

List No: 2467.054

Series No: 57

Engraver or Printer: Tiebout, C.

Published In: A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America by Christopher Colles. 1789. C. Tiebout, Sculpt.

Publication Author: Colles, Christopher

Publication Date: 1789

Publication Reference: P1326; Streeter 3936; Ristow 158.

Publication Note: This is the first American "road book" and shows great detail in a series of strip maps of various routes around the middle Atlantic states. See the last image in this series for a key map showing the areas depicted by the maps. This set has 66 of 83 published maps. Rare - Ristow estimates only 30-35 copies extant. See Ristow's reproduction edition of this book for a complete discussion of Colles. With the volume are nine unbound maps from the set: 23, 24, 25, 33, 40, 41, 42, 44, and 45. Maps have been rebound in hardbound green leather covers with Colles's Roads in gilt on spine. Original blue paper covers bound at the back with title label "Colles's Survey of the Roads."

Publication List No: 2467.000

Publication Type: Guide Book

Publication Maps: 66

Publication Height cm: 22

Publication Width cm: 15

Image No: 2467054

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