Original Large 1834 Wall Map The Usa & Contiguous British & Mexican Possessions For SaleThis lot consists of an original 1834 wall map of the United States. At this time the US consisted of 24 states with the western border at Louisiana, Arkansas Territory and Missouri. Areas of the map outside of the US borders are marked "Unexplored Territory" and with the names of Native American tribes. The map is titled "A New Map of the United States by J.H. Young, Published by S. Augustus Mitchell." Also marked "Philadelphia, For Sale by Mitchel l& Hinman, No. 6 North Fifth Street, 1834", "Engraved by J.H. Young, E. Dankworth, E. Yeager & F. Woodward", Designed by W. Mason", "Entered According an Act of Congress in the Year 1833 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
Also includes inset maps of the regions of Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Rochester, NY, The Falls of the Niagara, Albany, Baltimore and Washington, Cincinnati, Charleston, New Orleans, South Florida, Northern Maine, as well as a "General Map of the United States with the Contiguous British and Mexican Possessions."
Measures approx, 70 1/4" wide x 54" long; the top roller bar is approx 72 1/2" long. It is in fair condition - complete except for a hole at the top center. Some of the longer tears have been reinforced on the back with archival cotton tape. The top portion of the back of the map has a lot of stains and glue residue, apparently there was something glued across the top to reinforce it at one time. There is aging, handling, wear, dirt, stains, creases, tears, brittleness, scuffs, chips, yellowing. etc. See photos and ask any questions before offerding.
The 24 States comprising the US at that time were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, Maine, Missouri.
This long, narrow, heavy package will be shipped UPS ground.
TERMS: NJ residents add 7% sales tax or provide copy of resale form. Email contact within 3 days of sale’s end; payment to be received within 5days. of sale’s end. Items are offered at and NO RETURNS, please email with questions before offerding. response will be posted when lot is shipped, reciprocation appreciated. Buyer pays shipping, delivery confirmation included in shipping fee. Thanks for considering my sale!
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