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Map of New Jersey.

  • ARTIST: Samuel Augustus Mitchell

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia.

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored engraving,

    DATE: 1855.

  • EDITION SIZE: 15 x 12 3/8" (37.8 x 31.4 cm) plus narrow margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine map of New Jersey from Cowperthwait's edition of Mitchell's "A New Universal Atlas containing maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World." Mitchell is one of the first truly successful commercial cartographers in the United States. Mitchell based this map on Thomas Gordon’s important large scale map of the state.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Original hand coloring.