Auction 139, Lot 229

"The Tourist's Pocket Map of the State of Tennessee Exhibiting Its Internal Improvements Roads Distances &c.", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Tennessee

Period: 1837 (dated)


Color: Black & White

15.3 x 13 inches
38.9 x 33 cm

This rare version of Mitchell's pocket map of Tennessee is uncolored and was issued in the 1836 bound quarto volume of the Philadelphia Mirror. The map itself is very detailed and shows roads, canals and early railroads. There are insets of Nashville and Knoxville at upper left and right with an index of stage and steamboat routes at bottom. Surrounded by a keyboard style border.


Condition: A

Originally issued folding, now flat. Slight creasing, else fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 2/15/2012