Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Road from Philadelphia to Washington. (Maps) 21, 22 and 23. Draper, I. Sc.

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author: 
Jones, T.W.; Moore, S.S.
Date: 
1802
Short Title: 
Road from Philadelphia to Washington. (Maps) 21, 22 and 23.
Publisher: 
Mathew Carey Philadelphia
Type: 
Book Map
Obj Height cm: 
17
Obj Width cm: 
23
Scale 1: 
63,360
Note: 
Three uncolored maps over two pages. First two maps show area on the outskirts of Washington. The third map is a full page spread showing a detailed map of Washington.
Reference: 
Streeter 3969; Howes M778; Walsh p78; P1327.
State/Province: 
District of Columbia; Maryland
City: 
Washington (D.C.)
Subject: 
Roads
Full Title: 
Road from Philadelphia to Washington. (Maps) 21, 22 and 23. Draper, I. Sc.
List No: 
2646.012
Series No: 
14
Engraver or Printer: 
Draper, I.
Publication Author: 
Jones, T.W.; Moore, S.S.
Pub Date: 
1802
Pub Title: 
The Traveller's Directory, Or A Pocket Companion: Shewing The Course Of The Main Road Philadelphia To New York, And From Philadelphia To Washington. ... From Actual Survey. By S.S. Moore & T.W. Jones. Philadelphia: Printed For, And Published By, Mathew Carey. 1802.
Pub Reference: 
Streeter 3969; Howes M778; Walsh p78; P1327.
Pub Note: 
1st edition. Maps by F. Shallus & W. Harrison. The second American road book, after Colles. The maps are better engraved than Colles, in a style closer to the English road books of John Cary (see our 1790 copy). Descriptive text precedes the maps, describing the routes and places of interest. Smither engraved one map, I. Draper, two. The rest by Harrison & Shallus. See "New Jersey Road Maps" by Howard Rice. A second edition appeared in 1804, same maps, text rewritten. Full leather covers with no title on cover or spine.
Pub List No: 
2646.000
Pub Type: 
Guide Book
Pub Maps: 
38
Pub Height cm: 
22
Pub Width cm: 
13
Image No: 
2646012
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 1998
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