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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Date:
1860
Short Title:
Plan Of Boston.
Publisher:
S.A. Mitchell, Jr.
Philadelphia
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
28
Obj Width cm:
24
Scale 1:
16,900
Reference:
P831-17.
State/Province:
Massachusetts
City:
Boston (Mass.)
Full Title:
Plan Of Boston. 17. (with) inset Map Of The Country around Boston Showing also its Harbor & Islands. 18. Entered ... 1860, by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... Pennsylvania.
List No:
0565.011
Series No:
14
Publication Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Jr.
Pub Date:
1860
Pub Title:
Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps Of The Various Countries Of The World, Plans Of Cities, Etc. Embraced In Forty-Seven Quarto Maps, Forming A Series Of Seventy-Six Maps And Plans, Together With Valuable Statistical Tables. Philadelphia: Published By S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. No. 31 South Sixth Street. 1860. Entered ... 1860, by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... Pennsylvania.
Pub Reference:
P831.
Pub Note:
1st edition. This atlas was published by Mitchell's son, and replaced the New Universal Atlas. It was published until 1893. Ristow states that Mitchell Senior retired in 1860 and left the publishing business to his son. This is the first edition, first state, with no page numbers outside the borders, no New Orleans map between 28 and 29, and with the larger "Map of the World on a Globular Projection" by W. Williams (this map was dropped for a smaller map in the second 1860 issue - see our copy). Full color. Bound in half leather brown cloth covered boards with "Mitchell's New General Atlas." embossed in gold.
Pub List No:
0565.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
43
Pub Height cm:
41
Pub Width cm:
34
Image No:
0565011
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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