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Map of the States of Louisiana, Mississippi & Alabama.

MITCHELL, Samuel Augustus & YOUNG, James Hamilton.

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MITCHELL, Samuel Augustus & YOUNG, James Hamilton. Map of the States of Louisiana, Mississippi & Alabama. Phila.: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1835. Engraved hand-colored pocket map, 18 x 22 inches. Orig. gilt-decorated red morocco boards. Two minute holes at folds, else fine. Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, pp. 303-304, 309-313. Schwartz and Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America, p. 255. Tooley, pp. 260-1. Insert indices with "Steam Boat Routes" and "Principal Stage Routes, through the States of Louisiana, Mississippi & Alabama." Decorative vignettes on border depicting a bald eagle looking down on a steamboat and sailing ship at top, fruit bowl at bottom. Mitchell was one of the leading map publishers of the 19th century. He joined with Young to produce precise, geographically balanced maps. In 1832 they published a Travellers Guide through the United States: A Map of the Roads, Distances, Steam boats & Canal Routes &c. This was reissued several times and led them to produce a series of Tourist Pocket Maps beginning in 1834. This pocket map from 1835 includes the sort so information in the Travellers Guide, mileage markers along main roads and waterways, and the indices of steamboat and stage routes. Bookseller Inventory # 62217

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