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Mitchell's map of the United States. Mitchell, Samuel Augustus, 1835

Mitchell's map of the United States. / Mitchell, Samuel Augustus / 1835
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Full Title: Mitchell's map of the United States; Showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads; on which are given the distances in miles from one place to an other; Also, the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities. Philadelphia: published by S. Augustus Mitchell. Sold by Mitchell & Hinman 1835 No. 6 North Fifth Street. Entered ... 1835, by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Pennsylvania. (with 8 inset maps)

Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Date: 1835

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Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Date: 1835

Short Title: Mitchell's map of the United States.

Publisher: Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell

Type: Fabric Map

Object Height cm: 49

Object Width cm: 61

Scale 1: 1: 4,752,000

Note: The only Mitchell map printed on silk (Threads of History 84 says linen, but our copy is printed on silk). The map is taken from Mitchell's 1835 Compendium of The Internal Improvements of The United States without any changes. Inset maps show the environs of: Niagara Falls, Baltimore and Washington, Charleston, Hartford and New Haven, Albany, Boston, New York, and Philadelphia. Map is without color. This copy has been cleaned and mounted on paper and linen with some small losses. Includes distance chart. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.

Reference: Threads of History 84; Phillips Maps of America, p. 889; cf Checklist of Printed Maps of the Middle West to 1900, 1-1488.

Full Title: Mitchell's map of the United States; Showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads; on which are given the distances in miles from one place to an other; Also, the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities. Philadelphia: published by S. Augustus Mitchell. Sold by Mitchell & Hinman 1835 No. 6 North Fifth Street. Entered ... 1835, by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Pennsylvania. (with 8 inset maps)

List No: 4544.000

Series No: 1

Published In: Mitchell's map of the United States; Showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads; on which are given the distances in miles from one place to an other; Also, the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities. Philadelphia: published by S. Augustus Mitchell. Sold by Mitchell & Hinman 1835 No. 6 North Fifth Street. Entered ... 1835, by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Pennsylvania. (with 8 inset maps)

Publication Author: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Publication Date: 1835

Publication Reference: Threads of History 84; Phillips Maps of America, p. 889; cf Checklist of Printed Maps of the Middle West to 1900, 1-1488.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 4544.000

Publication Type: Fabric Map

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 49

Publication Width cm: 61

Image No: 4544000

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