Auction 108, Lot 207

"[Lot of 2] New-Jersey [and] Map of New Jersey Reduced from T. Gordon's map", Various

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1835-50 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

Nice pair of state maps illustrating the rapid state of development in the first half of the nineteenth century. First (10.1 x 12.5"), by David Burr was published in A New Universal Atlas by Thomas Illman in 1835. It shows only 14 counties. The second map (12.5 x 15") was published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in their New Universal Atlas in 1850. By this time six more counties have been organized, making a total of twenty. Both maps provide good detail throughout locating numerous towns and villages, rivers, canals, wagon roads and railroads.


Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $350


Closed on 9/29/2004