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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus; Young, James H.
Date:
1836
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:
Inset of North America. Two extra city map insets. Dissected and folding in four sheets: the western two sheets each dissected into 8 sections, the northeastern section into 12 sections, and the southeastern sheet into 16 sections. Map has a label of J. Wyld (indicating it was sold in England). According to a note on the case cover and on the publisher's notice on the map, this is the first map to show the townships of Indiana. Outline color by state. Sheets fold into blue paper end sheets with a folding cover and patterned brown cloth slip case 31x22 labeled with "United States. Wyld & Son, Successors to Mr. Faden, Geographer To His Majesty. Charing Cross, East nearly opposite Northumberland House. Maps, Charts, Globes ..." on the front and "United States" on the spine.
Reference:
Karrow 1-1497.
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 1836. 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:
0517.001
Series No:
2
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:
1836
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 1836. 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 1-1497.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
0517.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Height cm:
137
Pub Width cm:
173
Image No:
0517001
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