''...MAP OF MIDDLE STATES AND PART OF THE SOUTHERN.'' Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, c.1839, from Mitchell's School andFamily Geography", dated in the lower border. Engraved map with original hand-coloring. (Image: 16 7/8 X 10 3/8''). Centerfold as published, in very good condition with some unobtrusive soiling.
This detailed map provides a pre Civil War view of New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and part of Virginia and North Carolina. Topographical features are shown, and major cities, towns, waterways, railroads, the canals and mountains are identified.
Numerous Revolutionary War Battle sites are located (Battle of Brandywine, Braddock defeated, Surrender of Cornwallis, Burgoyne's surrender...). Distances from major coastal cities to European cities are also provided.