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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus; Young, James H.
Date:
1835
Short Title:
Mitchell's Reference & Distance Map Of The United States.
Publisher:
S.A. Mitchell
Philadelphia
Type:
Case Map
Obj Height cm:
137
Obj Width cm:
173
Scale 1:
1,584,000
Note:
Second issue with Mitchell's name in the title, after the 1834 edition titled "A New Map of the United States" and the second 1834 edition, "Reference and Distance Map of the United States by J.H. Young" and the third 1834 issue with Mitchell's name added to the title. There are many changes between the 1835 edition and the 1836 edition in the west and mid west. Map has full color by county and green silk edging. Dissected into 36 sections. Folds into marbled end sheets and a new blue cloth folding case 30.5x25 with "Reference And Distance Map Of The United States S.A. Mitchell 1835" stamped in gold on the spine.
Reference:
Karrow 1-1485 (1834 edition); Ristow p309-310.
Country:
United States
Full Title:
Mitchell's Reference & Distance Map Of The United States By J.H. Young. Published By S. Augustus Mitchell. Philadelphia: For Sale By Mitchell & Hinman, No. 6 North Fifth Street 1835. Engraved by J.H. Young, F. Dankworth, E. Yeager & E. F. Woodward. Entered ... 1833 by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Pennsylvania ... (illustration) Designed by W. Mason. (inset) A General Map Of The United States with the contiguous British & Mexican Possessions. (with 12 additional inset maps).
List No:
3988.000
Engraver or Printer:
Dankworth, Frederick, b. ca. 1804; Mason, W.; Mitchell & Hinman; Woodward, E. F.; Yeager, E.
Publication Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus; Young, James H.
Pub Date:
1835
Pub Title:
Mitchell's Reference & Distance Map Of The United States By J.H. Young. Published By S. Augustus Mitchell. Philadelphia: For Sale By Mitchell & Hinman, No. 6 North Fifth Street 1835. Engraved by J.H. Young, F. Dankworth, E. Yeager & E. F. Woodward. Entered ... 1833 by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Pennsylvania ... (illustration) Designed by W. Mason. (inset) A General Map Of The United States with the contiguous British & Mexican Possessions. (with 12 additional inset maps).
Pub Reference:
Karrow 1-1485 (1834 edition); Ristow p309-310.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3988.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Height cm:
137
Pub Width cm:
173
Image No:
3988000
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