Wall Map - United States. Mitchell, S. Augustus Mitchell's National map of the American Republic or United States of North America...drawn by J.H.Young and engraved by J.H.Brightly Philadelphia: 1845
Lot 4277
Wall Map - United States. Mitchell, S. Augustus Mitchell's National map of the American Republic or United States of North America...drawn by J.H.Young and engraved by J.H.Brightly Philadelphia: 1845
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Wall Map - United States. Mitchell, S. Augustus
Mitchell's National map of the American Republic or United States of North America...drawn by J.H.Young and engraved by J.H.Brightly Philadelphia: 1845 Hand-colored engraved wall map of the United States on 4 sheets, joined, overall 39 x 49 inches. The map extending from the eastern seaboard west to Iowa, Indian Territories (later Oklahoma) and Texas, and set in a decorative greek key-pattern border with elaborate eagle emblemed cornerpieces, enclosing a second surround of 32 vignette plans of the principal cities of the USA, the map with inset details of lower Florida and upper Maine, and a table of the population by county for 1840. Mounted on its original linen backing, old ebonised wooden rollers, the varnish slightly browned, a few crease marks and small cracks, margins slightly frayed. Rumsey 3345
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