Dover Somersworth Rollinsford New Hampshire Great Falls 1851 Wall Map RareBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map of the Towns of Dover, Somersworth and Rollinsford
Strafford County, New Hampshire
from Original Surveys Under Direction of HF Walling Civil Engineer
(North America- United States- Village of Great Falls- Village of Salmon Falls- Cocheco and Salmon Falls Mill Buildings- School House- Historic Houses)
Printed 1851, by Walling
Original antique linen-backed wall map with the original wooden turned rollers. With original hand color, varnish used has now age toned and yellowed as always. Small vignettes across the map illustrated important architecture such as the large brick cotton mills of the era. Hundreds of houses and buildings shown in outline, many identified by owners name.
A detailed, scarce and interesting map which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
In Fair antiquarian condition, visible old dampstaining down the left side as often sen on old wall maps, paper surface with normal typical creasing and crackling, small specks of loss, but mostly clean overall, light minor age dustiness or light surface wear, small scattered spotting or age soiling as seen, original linen edging along sides present but loose, the top roller is detached from the map but easily re-attached with tacks or small nails if so desired, overall the map is still attractive and desirable given the rarity of it -- map has been priced according to this condition as described.
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An interesting antique printed map that any collector, dealer, institution or person of taste would be happy to own or display.
Sheet measures c. 41 1/4" W x 29" H.
Engraved area measures c. 41 1/4" W x 26 1/8" H.