Auction 129, Lot 326

"Pennsylvania", Anon.

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1835 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 11.3 inches
45.7 x 28.7 cm

This uncommon German-produced map shows the state just before Monroe County was created between Pike and Northampton counties in 1836, accounting for our dating of this anonymous map circa 1835. The map's details are limited to towns, villages, wagon roads, watershed and basic topography via hachure. Each county is delineated with color. Decorative scroll lettering to title. We find no references or prior sales for this map.


Condition: A

Fine example with wide margins, beautiful original color and early impression. There is weakness or a split along the centerfold which is nearly invisible and supported on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/23/2009