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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus; Young, James H.
Date:
1834
Short Title:
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:
This is the second 1834 issue, substituting "Reference and Distance" for "A New" of "A New Map of the United States by J.H. Young" that was the title of the first 1834 issue. The third 1834 issue adds "Mitchell's" to this title. We can find no changes in the map, other than the title changes, for all three issues of 1834. Full color by state; with blue silk edging. Maps is dissected into 36 sections and folds into half leather marbled boards 31x24.5 with ties. The front cover has a leather label embossed in gold reading "Mitchell's Map Of The United States."
Reference:
cf Karrow 1-1485 (without "Mitchell" in the title); Ristow p309-310.
Country:
United States
Full Title:
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 1834. 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:
4843.001
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:
1834
Pub Title:
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 1834. 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:
cf Karrow 1-1485 (without "Mitchell" in the title); Ristow p309-310.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
4843.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Height cm:
31
Pub Width cm:
25
Image No:
4843001
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