Auction 151, Lot 157

"[Lot of 3] New Jersey Reduced from T. Gordon's Map [and] Philadelphia [and] A New Map of Pennsylvania with Its Canals, Rail-Roads & Distances from Place to Place Along the Stage Roads", Tanner, Henry Schenck

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1834-40 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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A. New Jersey Reduced from T. Gordon's Map, dated 1834 (12.2 x 14.8"). Handsome county map with good detail throughout locating numerous towns and villages, rivers, canals and railroads with distances along major wagon roads. Tables at bottom right name the counties and county seats with populations in 1830 and 1840. Steamboat and stagecoach routes from Trenton are given in several tables at left.

B. Philadelphia, dated 1836 (12.4 x 15.4"). An attractive city plan colored by ward with the locations of major buildings, parks and railroads. A table locate public buildings, hotels, churches and banks.

C. A New Map of Pennsylvania with Its Canals, Rail-Roads & Distances from Place to Place Along the Stage Roads, dated 1840 (14.1 x 11.3"). Fine map of the state showing counties, roads, railroads, canals and towns. A profile of the Pennsylvania Canal appears above the title. At bottom are steamboat routes from Pittsburgh to Louisville, Philadelphia to New York, and Philadelphia to Baltimore.

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Condition: B+

Original color with a few minor spots and light toning along sheet edges.

Estimate: $300 - $375

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Closed on 11/19/2014

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