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  • Antique Maps Of Pennsylvania
    a significant early atlas issued by Mathew Carey the first American to specialize in cartographic publishing Carey an Irish immigrant set up an elaborate cottage system of craftsmen for engraving printing and coloring his maps utilizing the best independent artists directed to a common end Carey is important then not only for the excellent maps he produced but for his setting the pattern for American map publishing to be followed by the likes of John Melish and Henry S Tanner The Pocket Atlas contained 19 small folding maps of the different states and territories in the United States Carey s maps contain the most accurate and detailed information on the country and he updated his maps for each edition of his atlas 275 Samuel Lewis Pennsylvania From A New and Elegant General Atlas by Aaron Arrowsmith and Samuel Lewis Philadelphia Baltimore Washington Petersburg and Norfolk Samuel Lewis 1804 8 x 9 5 8 Engraving by D Fairman Outline color Very good condition An excellent map from an early American atlas The maps were the works of Aaron Arrowsmith one of the foremost cartographers of his era and Samuel Lewis one of the leaders in the nascent American cartographic field This map of Pennsylvania is a fine example of Lewis output Detail of the settlement in the state along with topographical information is neatly portrayed Roads and counties are also shown A fine example of some of the best American cartography of the period 175 Mathew Carey Pennsylvania Philadelphia M Carey son 1814 11 1 2 x 18 1 4 Engraving Original outline color Very good condition An important map of Pennsylvania by Mathew Carey one of the seminal figures in early American Cartography Published during the War of 1812 this map is from Carey s Atlas which represented the best American cartographic work of the period Carey an Irish immigrant established the first American specialized cartographic publishing firm He set up an elaborate cottage system of craftsmen for engraving printing and coloring his maps utilizing the best independent artists directed to a common end Carey is important then not only for the excellent maps he produced but for his setting the pattern for American map publishing to be followed by the likes of John Melish and Henry S Tanner This map of Pennsylvania Carey s home state is a fine example of his work Topographical information is neatly portrayed including towns rivers mountains and roads The counties are named and indicated by light pastel coloring Longitude is given both with a prime meridian at London and at Philadelphia 825 Pennsylvania From A Complete Historical Chronological and Geographical American Atlas Philadelphia H C Carey I Lea 1822 1825 12 x 17 3 4 map 16 3 4 x 20 1 2 full sheet Very good condition In 1822 Henry Charles Carey and Isaac Lea published their American Atlas This volume was based on Emmanuel Las Cases Atlas Historique of 1803 with updated maps and text modified by Carey a political economist

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  • Antique Maps of Pennsylvania Counties
    65 Northampton Carbon Monroe Lehigh NA Chester Dauphin Berks Lebanon York Lancaster 85 Delaware Montgomery and Bucks 95 1872 Wayne County maps by F W Beers From Atlas of Wayne County PA New York A Pomeroy Co 1872 Lithographs Ca 13 1 2 x 10 1 2 Original hand color Very good condition From an 1872 series of excellent cadastral or property maps of towns in Wayne County Pennsylvania The maps are From recent and actual surveys and records under the superintendence of F W Beers one of the major county atlas makers of the period Each map shows a township or series of villages as mapped by these surveys Roads streams and lakes are indicated with precise detail Of particular note are the depictions of significant buildings including most homes each with the property owner indicated A unique picture of the county just before the nation s centennial Map of Wayne County Pennsylvania Double page 21 x 10 With old tape repairing separation at fold just inside neat lines 75 Map of Wayne County Pennsylvania Single page 13 1 2 x 10 5 8 65 Townships Berlin With inset of Beech Pond 10 5 8 x 15 65 Buckingham With inset of Equinunk 14 3 4 x 11 65 Canaan South Canaan 13 1 2 x 10 5 8 65 Cherry Ridge With insets of Middle Valley Millville and South Canaan 13 1 2 x 10 5 8 65 Clinton 13 1 2 x 10 5 8 65 Damascus 13 1 2 x 10 5 8 65 Dyberry With insets of Byberry and Tanner Falls 13 1 2 x 10 5 8 65 Lebanon 13 1 2 x 10 5 8 65 Manchester 10 5 8 x 13 1 2 65 Mount Pleasant 13 1 2 x 11 5

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  • Antique Maps of Rhode Island
    by Ricardo and Malthus Instead of preaching overpopulation and degeneration of the human species Carey illustrated the nations of the western hemisphere through maps that showed an expanding region with ample promise of developing into lands of great new opportunity and growth The sheets from this atlas which cover North America Central America South America and the West Indies are comprised of an engraved map surrounded by text documenting the history climate population and so forth of the area depicted The atlas is particularly known for its excellent early maps of the states and territories of the United States This map of Rhode Island is typical of his maps It shows the extensive road system in the state and includes a list of Governors up to William C Gibbs Overall a fine verbal and graphic picture of this state with all of Block Island delineated 450 Fielding Lucas Jr Rhode Island Philadelphia H C Carey I Lea 1827 11 1 4 x 8 1 2 map 16 5 8 x 20 1 4 full sheet Engraving by J oseph Yeager Original hand color Very good condition In 1822 Henry Charles Carey and Isaac Lea published their A Complete Historical Chronological and Geographical American Atlas This volume was based on Emmanuel Las Cases Atlas Historique of 1803 with updated maps and text modified by Carey a political economist He considered himself an American foil to John Stuart Mill and the London economists who were proclaimers of the gloomy science influenced by Ricardo and Malthus Instead of preaching overpopulation and degeneration of the human species Carey illustrated the nations of the western hemisphere through maps that showed an expanding region with ample promise of developing into lands of great new opportunity and growth The sheets from this atlas which cover North America Central America South America and the West Indies are comprised of an engraved map surrounded by text documenting the history climate population and so forth of the area depicted The atlas is particularly known for its excellent early maps of the states and territories of the United States This map of Rhode Island is typical of his maps It shows the extensive road system in the state and includes a list of Governors up to James Fenner elected in 1824 Overall a fine verbal and graphic picture of this state with all of Block Island delineated 450 Thomas G Bradford Rhode Island From Illustrated Atlas Boston T G Bradford 1838 14 1 4 x 11 3 8 Engraving by G W Boynton Very good condition A precisely engraved map by Thomas G Bradford a Boston map publisher This map was first issued in the 1838 edition of Bradford s atlas and is up to date in showing the political and topographical situation with very good accuracy Detail includes rivers lakes towns and counties Also shown is an early railroad running from Stonington Connecticut to Providence and from there towards Boston Block Island is nicely depicted at the bottom of the

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  • Antique Maps Of South Carolina
    edition of the same map as above 325 Henry S Tanner A New Map of South Carolina with its Roads Distances From Universal Atlas Philadelphia Carey Hart 1844 11 x 13 1 4 Engraving Original hand color With inset of Charleston in the lower left Very good condition A strong and beautifully crafted map of South Carolina by the great American cartographer Henry Schenck Tanner In 1816 Henry his brother Benjamin John Vallance and Francis Kearny formed an engraving firm in Philadelphia Having had experience at map engraving through his work with John Melish Tanner conceived of the idea of compiling and publishing an American Atlas which was begun in 1819 by Tanner Vallance Kearny Co Soon Tanner took over the project on his own and thus began his career as cartographic publisher The American Atlas was a huge success and this inspired Tanner to produce his 1833 Universal Atlas of more manageable size This atlas contained excellent maps of each state focusing on the transportation network including roads railroads and canals Carey Hart reissued their version of the Tanner Universal Atlas in 1844 including this map of South Carolina 275 A New Map of South Carolina with its Canals Roads Distances from place to place along the Stage Steam Boat Routes Philadelphia S Augustus Mitchell 1849 11 5 8 x 14 1 8 Lithographic transfer from engraved plate Full original hand color Very good condition A strong detailed map of South Carolina issued by S Augustus Mitchell of Philadelphia In 1846 S Augustus Mitchell purchased the rights to the important Universal Atlas by H S Tanner Mitchell had lithographic transfers made of the engraved maps and issued his version of Tanner s Universal Atlas with maps that were essentially unchanged other than process and a new border Mitchell then immediately started to make some changes to the maps mostly changing the copyright and publisher information and he began his own series of editions of the Universal Atlas This map from the 1849 edition of that atlas like those of the earlier editions is excellent focusing on the transportation network including roads railroads and canals Details are clearly presented including towns rivers mountains political boundaries and the transportation information Tables at the right list the steamboat routes from Savannah to both Charleston and Augusta An inset map of Charleston with a location key is included in the bottom left corner A fascinating South Carolina document 275 A New Map of South Carolina with its canals roads distances Philadelphia Thomas Cowperthwait Co 1851 11 1 2 x 14 Lithographic transfer from engraved plate Original hand color Very good condition With inset of Charleston In 1850 the rights to the Mitchell atlas were sold to Thomas Cowperthwait Co who reissued the map of South Carolina without any changes This copy was issued the following year and with Mitchell s name removed 225 J H Colton South Carolina New York J H Colton Co 1856 13 x 16 Lithograph Full original hand coloring

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  • Antique Maps Of Tennessee
    all the engravings being made from drawings made on the spot For their wide coverage accurate detail and pleasing appearance these are amongst the finest small images of early nineteenth century America to be found anywhere The London edition was the only one with maps of the regions throughout the United States Elevation is shown using cross hatching 425 Thomas G Bradford Tennessee Kentucky From A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical Historical Commercial Boston William D Ticknor 1835 7 3 4 x 10 Engraving Original outline color Full margins Some typical light spotting First issue Overall very good condition A small map of Tennessee and Kentucky published in Boston in 1835 showing the states in the third decade of the nineteenth century Information shown includes rivers towns and some topography Throughout the early period of the century Kentucky continually added counties as the population expanded and developed around the state This map is very up to date in showing this political development with each county indicated and named 175 A New Map of Tennessee with its Roads and Distances from place to place along the Stage Steam Boat Routes Philadelphia Thomas Cowperthwait Co 1851 11 1 4 x 15 3 8 Lithographic transfer from engraved plate Full original color Some paper toning and a few light spots Overall very good condition A strong and beautifully crafted map of Tennessee from the mid nineteenth century published by Thomas Cowperthwait Co This firm took over the publication of S Augustus Mitchell s important Universal Atlas in 1850 and they continued to produce up dated maps that were amongst the best issued in the period This map shows Tennessee at an important time in its development The map is filled with myriad topographical details including rivers towns lakes and political borders This firm s maps are especially known for their depiction of the transportation routes of the states and this map is no exception The transportation infrastructure was extremely important at this period of increased immigration and travel in the American mid west This information is clearly depicted including rail lines steamboat routes canals and roads In the lower right are tables showing distances along steamboat routes through the state Included are two inset maps showing the areas around Nashville and Knoxville The map has a striking appearance with warm hand coloring that well compliments the clear presentation For its fascinating detail and decorative appeal this is an excellent Tennessee document 275 J H Colton Kentucky and Tennessee New York J H Colton 1856 12 3 4 x 15 5 8 Lithograph Full original hand coloring Full margins Very good condition In the mid nineteenth century the center of map publishing in America moved from Philadelphia to New York The Colton publishing firm played a large role in this shift This map with its fine detail is a strong example of their successful work The map presents the counties with contrasting pastel shades and includes depictions of towns roads railroads rivers and some topography This is an attractive map as well as an interesting historical document 150 County Map of Kentucky and Tennessee Philadelphia S Augustus Mitchell Jr 1860 10 3 4 x 13 3 8 Lithograph Original hand coloring Full margins Decorative border Very good condition For most of the middle part of the nineteenth century the firm founded by S Augustus Mitchell dominated American cartography in output and influence This fine map is from one of his son s atlases and it shows Kentucky and Tennessee in the 1860s Towns rivers roads and other topographical information are clearly shown and the counties are shaded with contrasting pastel colors A fine decorative border surrounds the map and the whole effect makes for an attractive mid nineteenth century map 125 Johnson s Kentucky and Tennessee New York Johnson Ward 1862 17 x 24 Lithograph Full original hand color Very good condition Three vignettes Barbed wire border An attractive map from A J Johnson s atlas issued during the Civil War Johnson who published out of New York City was one of the leading cartographic publishers in the latter half of the century producing popular atlases geographies and so on This finely detailed map is an good example of Johnson s work Townships towns roads rail lines rivers and lakes are shown throughout Of particular note is the extensive road and rail network in the states that would be come so important in the forthcoming conflict The clear presentation of cartographic information and the warm hand coloring make this an attractive as well as interesting historical document 175 Johnson s Kentucky and Tennessee New York Johnson Ward 1864 65 17 1 2 x 24 1 4 Lithograph Full original hand color Very good condition Two vignettes Strap work border An attractive map from A J Johnson s atlas issued during the height of the Civil War Johnson who published out of New York City was one of the leading cartographic publishers in the latter half of the century producing popular atlases geographies and so on This finely detailed map is an good example of Johnson s work Townships towns roads rail lines rivers and lakes are shown throughout Of particular note is the extensive road and rail network in the states that would be come so important in the forthcoming conflict The clear presentation of cartographic information and the warm hand coloring make this an attractive as well as interesting historical document 150 J H Colton Kentucky and Tennessee New York J H Colton 1866 15 1 2 x 26 1 4 Lithograph Full original hand coloring Full margins Very good condition In the mid nineteenth century the center of map publishing in America moved from Philadelphia to New York The Colton publishing firm played a large role in this shift This map with its fine detail is a strong example of their successful work The map presents the counties with contrasting pastel shades and includes depictions of towns roads railroads rivers and some topography This

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  • Antique Maps Of Texas
    Santa Fe while the eastern border is located at the Sabine River a boundary which was to moved west by the treaty accords following the 1819 War between Spain and the United States France served as the model for colonial revolution in the Spanish Empire and the Carey map shows Mexico virtually at the end of the colonial era By 1820 the provincial government under Augustin de Iturbide had revolted against the new liberal monarchy for fear of modernization This was the beginning of a 60 year period defined by one internal rival struggling against the other that would end only with the second election of Porfirio Diaz in 1884 The southern end of the nation similarly reacted in their own local interests forming the Central American nations of modern times 850 Daniel Lizars Mexico Guatimala Edinburgh D Lizars ca 1826 15 7 9 x 19 1 2 Engraving Original hand color A few light spots in margins Else fine condition A brightly colored map of Mexico and Central America by Daniel Lizars New California is named in the top left but little information is shown while New Mexico is clearly indicated along the Rio Grande The border between the United States and Mexico follows the Red River and then the coloring makes it dip down to follow the Rio Grande in what is today western Texas There is a dotted line running north from the Red River following the border as agreed with Spain in the Adam Onàs Treaty of 1819 As another edition of this map shows the region west of this line as belonging to Mexico this might simply have been a mistake by the colorist Detail includes topography rivers towns intendencias and a few roads including one through present day Texas to Nacogdoches The only other settlements in Texas shown are San Antonio and Loredo 975 J Finlayson Mexico and Internal Provinces Philadelphia H C Carey I Lea 1827 15 x 14 1 2 map 16 3 4 x 20 1 2 full sheet Engraving by Young Delleker Full original hand color Very good condition In 1822 Henry Charles Carey and Isaac Lea published their A Complete Historical Chronological and Geographical American Atlas This volume was based on Emmanuel Las Cases Atlas Historique of 1803 with updated maps and text modified by Carey a political economist He considered himself an American foil to John Stuart Mill and the London economists who were proclaimers of the gloomy science influenced by Ricardo and Malthus Instead of preaching overpopulation and degeneration of the human species Carey illustrated the nations of the western hemisphere through maps that showed an expanding region with ample promise of developing into lands of great new opportunity and growth The sheets from this atlas which cover North America Central America South America and the West Indies are comprised of an engraved map surrounded by text documenting the history climate population and so forth of the area depicted This map shows Mexico including today s

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  • Antique Maps Of Utah
    is shown next to which is Salt Lake City Mormon Set which had just been settled in 1847 Early settlements and a coastal road are illustrated in California and the old Spanish trail between Santa Fe and Los Angeles is also indicated Of further interest is the prominent depiction of the Oregon Trail shown snaking from present day Colorado to the Columbia River The entire region north of Utah and California appears as the Oregon Territory which it remained until the Washington Territory was created in 1853 Thomas Cowperthwait Co continued to revise this map for in 1851 they came out with a further up dated map retitled A New Map of the State of California and with more information provided on the counties of the territories and state This is a fascinating and historical important map one of the first to show the new political situation in the west after the Compromise of 1850 875 S Augustus Mitchell County and Township Map of Utah and Nevada 1880 14 1 4 x 21 5 8 Hand color Very good condition A new map of Utah and Nevada from the S Augustus Mitchell firm of Philadelphia Rich in detail with much topographical information the map also shows development of the plat system of surveying just beginning in the new states west of the Mississippi River Oddly the map does not include all of the southern portion of Nevada below the 37th parallel 95 Utah New York Arbuckle Bros Coffee Company 1889 Ca 3 x 5 Chromolithograph by Donaldson Brothers Very good condition From a delightful series of maps issued by the Arbuckle Bros Coffee Company This firm was founded by John and Charles Arbuckle of Pittsburgh PA They developed a machine to weigh fill seal and label coffee in paper packages

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  • Antique Maps Of Vermont
    success and this inspired Tanner to produce his Universal Atlas of more manageable size This atlas contained excellent maps of each state focusing on the transportation network including roads railroads and canals All details are clearly presented and these include towns rivers mountains political boundaries and the transportation information The maps were later purchased by S Augustus Mitchell and then Thomas Cowperthwait Co but it is these early Tanner editions which are the rarest and most important Each county is indicated with a contrasting pastel shade and the states are cris crossed with roads canals and railroads Population charts of the counties of both states and their major county are shown at the right This is a very fine example of early American cartography at its best 225 Thomas G Bradford Vermont From Samuel G Goodrich s A General Atlas of the World Boston C D Strong 1841 14 1 8 x 11 3 8 Engraving by G W Boynton Original hand color with some minor splotching from oxidation Full margins Very good condition A precisely engraved map by Thomas G Bradford a Boston map publisher This map was first issued in the 1838 edition of Bradford s atlas but this example appeared in Samuel Goodrich s atlas from 1841 The map shows Vermont depicting the terrain of the state with considerable detail including rivers towns counties and some sense of the Green Mountains The maps by Bradford are fine examples of the developing American cartographic industry and they are among the scarcest of state maps 275 Thomas G Bradford Vermont From A Universal Illustrated Atlas Boston Chares D Strong 1838 1842 14 1 8 x 11 3 8 Engraving by G W Boynton Original hand color Very good condition A slightly later version of Bradford s excellent map of Vermont 275 Joseph Meyer Neueste Karte von New Hampshire und Vermont 1846 Hildburghhausen J Meyer 1845 14 3 4 x 11 5 8 Engraving Original hand color Minor spotting throughout Otherwise very good condition An unusual map from J Meyer s Handatlas The maps from this atlas are based on Henry Tanner s maps which were issued a few years before Tanner s maps focused on the transportation network of the states depicted including roads railroads and canals and the Meyer derivatives follow them in this emphasis The topographical information is nicely presented showing towns rivers political boundaries etc The Meyer versions issued in Germany extended the influence of these excellent maps throughout Europe 140 Map of New Hampshire Vermont Philadelphia Thomas Cowperthwait Co 1850 15 x 12 1 2 Lithographic transfer from engraved plate Original hand color Very good condition A strong and beautifully crafted map of New Hampshire and Vermont from the mid nineteenth century published by Thomas Cowperthwait Co This firm took over the publication of S Augustus Mitchell s important Universal Atlas in 1850 and they continued to produce up dated maps that were amongst the best issued in the period A series of tables gives

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