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Pennsylvania, Two Folding Pocket Maps, 1835 and 1842.

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3176B
Lot:
348
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Pennsylvania, Two Folding Pocket Maps, 1835 and 1842. Including: The Tourist's Pocket Map of Pennsylvania, Exhibiting its Internal Improvements, Roads, Distances, &c. by J.H. Young, Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1835, printed on onion-skin paper, hand-colored, in publisher's full leather boards tooled and labeled in gold, with 1830 Pennsylvania census pasted inside the front board, and S. Augustus Mitchell's large ticket printed in green ink by Young pasted inside back board, map broken along many folds; 15 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.; [together with] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: [by Young for] Tanner, [1842], with Tanner's large engraved ticket advertising his map store at 236 Broadway in New York City pasted inside the front board, bound in publisher's blue cloth boards, map broken along many folds, 14 x 19 1/2 in. (2)
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

S. Augustus Mitchell, Ben Folds, Pennsylvania Railroad, Philadelphia, Rail transport by country, Rail transportation in the United States, Transportation in the United States, New York City

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