Auction 145, Lot 284

"Pennsylvania Drawn from the Best Authorities by Cyrus Harris", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1796 (circa)

Publication: Morse's American Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

13 x 7.5 inches
33 x 19.1 cm

This is an early American map of the state of Pennsylvania. It shows early county boundaries, cities, towns, roads, portages and rivers. A few mountain ranges are sketchily depicted but there is little other topographical information. The Erie Triangle is shown as a part of New York. Decorated with a compass rose at upper left and longitude measured from Philadelphia. The map was engraved by Amos Doolittle.

References: Wheat & Brun #446.

Condition: B

Light soiling and staining in the image.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/12/2013