Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: (Covers and Title Page to) United States of America: by H.S. Tanner, 1839. Philadelphia, Published by Henry S. Tanner. Entered ... 1838, by H.S. Tanner ... Pennsylvania. Engraved by H.S. Tanner, assisted by E.B. Dawson, W. Allen & J. Knight. (title by) J.W. Steel Sc. (with 17 inset maps and 1 profile). (with index) An alphabetical index to the four sheet map of the United States by H. S. Tanner. Philadelphia: Rackliff and Jones, Printers, South-West Corner of George and Swanwick streets.

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author: 
Tanner, Henry S.
Date: 
1839
Short Title: 
Cover/Title Page: United States of America.
Publisher: 
H.S. Tanner Philadelphia
Type: 
Covers; Title Page
Obj Height cm: 
21
Obj Width cm: 
17
Note: 
Covers to map, and cover and title page of index. The seventh edition. Michigan peninsula has been substantially redrawn, the profiles in the lower left corner of the map have been eliminated to reveal a good bit of Republican Texas, Wisconsin and Iowa are shown, Missouri is enlarged in the northwestern corner, and new counties are added in most of the settling states. This is a major revision of the map. There is added a new key index system of numbers (and letters for Texas) to go with an attached "Alphabetical Index to the Four Sheet Map of The United States" (see our #4846). The index is bound in patterned tan cloth covered boards 18.5x11 with a label reading "Index Of Places, Contained On Tanner's Map Of The United States." Most copies of this map are either colored in outline or in full color by state; this copy is in full color by county - the only such example we have seen. Streeter Texas 1232 is the 1836 edition of this map, which apparently shows Texas in much the same form and includes the separate index volume. Map is edged in green cloth, dissected into 60 sections and mounted on linen. Folds with marbled end sheets into the original half leather red cloth covers 22x17 with ties; title on the spine is stamped in gold and reads "Map Of The United States With Index 1839."
Reference: 
Phillips Maps of America, p. 885 (dimensions are incorrect); Howes, T28; Ristow, p.198; cf Streeter Texas, 1232 (1836 edition).
Country: 
United States
Full Title: 
(Covers and Title Page to) United States of America: by H.S. Tanner, 1839. Philadelphia, Published by Henry S. Tanner. Entered ... 1838, by H.S. Tanner ... Pennsylvania. Engraved by H.S. Tanner, assisted by E.B. Dawson, W. Allen & J. Knight. (title by) J.W. Steel Sc. (with 17 inset maps and 1 profile). (with index) An alphabetical index to the four sheet map of the United States by H. S. Tanner. Philadelphia: Rackliff and Jones, Printers, South-West Corner of George and Swanwick streets.
List No: 
4845A
Series No: 
1
Engraver or Printer: 
Allen, W.; Dawson, E.B.; Knight, J.; Rackliff and Jones.; Steel, J. W.
Publication Author: 
Tanner, Henry S.
Pub Date: 
1839
Pub Title: 
(Covers and Title Page to) United States of America: by H.S. Tanner, 1839. Philadelphia, Published by Henry S. Tanner. Entered ... 1838, by H.S. Tanner ... Pennsylvania. Engraved by H.S. Tanner, assisted by E.B. Dawson, W. Allen & J. Knight. (title by) J.W. Steel Sc. (with 17 inset maps and 1 profile). (with index) An alphabetical index to the four sheet map of the United States by H. S. Tanner. Philadelphia: Rackliff and Jones, Printers, South-West Corner of George and Swanwick streets.
Pub Reference: 
Phillips Maps of America, p. 885 (dimensions are incorrect); Howes, T28; Ristow, p.198; cf Streeter Texas, 1232 (1836 edition).
Pub Note: 
See note field above
Pub List No: 
4845.000
Pub Type: 
Case Map
Pub Maps: 
1
Pub Height cm: 
117
Pub Width cm: 
155
Image No: 
4845A
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 2005
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