Auction 165, Lot 285

"Neueste Karte von Pennsylvania mit Seinen Canaelen, Eisenbahnen &c. Nach den Bessten Quellen Bearbeitet", Meyer, Joseph

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1845 (dated)

Publication: Meyer's Handatlas

Color: Hand Color

14.6 x 11.8 inches
37.1 x 30 cm

A very handsome map with good detail throughout locating numerous towns and villages, rivers, railroads, and roads. A table at bottom left gives the steamboat routes between Philadelphia to New York via Trenton, New York via Bordertown, and Baltimore via New Castle, and the route between Pittsburgh and Louisville. At top are profile views along the Pennsylvania Canal and another along the Columbia Railroad. County configuration is current circa 1838, prior to the organization of Clarion and Clinton Counties.


Condition: A

Original outline color with toning along the edges of the sheet and some tiny edge tears.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 11/15/2017