Auction 154, Lot 263

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

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1796 (circa)

Publication: The American Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

13.1 x 7.6 inches
33.3 x 19.3 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 and published by Thomas and Andrews.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography) #304-9; Wheat & Brun #446.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flattened, with professionally repaired fold separations, light soiling, and printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 9/16/2015