New Hampshire by D.L. Guernsey pocket map c. 1874 hand colored rare LloydBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Railroad and Post Office Map of New Hampshire Prepared for the Gazetteer.
(New England states).
Issued c.1874 by D.L. Guernsey, Publisher, Concord, NH. Engraved by H.M. Lloyd.
Beautiful and very scarce 19th century lithographed folding pocket map, with original hand color.
Original green cloth folder, gilt lettered on front cover "New Township map of New Hampshire".
With numerous small neat tissue paper repairs to fold-line intersections done with reversible Japanese archival paste, same repair to long tear down top half of map which is so well done it is easy to overlook or forgive. 3 1/2" tear running along bottom panel affixed to cloth folder.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, remaining clean - a pleasing visual example of a rare 19th century state pocket map.
Sheet measures c. 23 3/8" x 14 1/8".
Printed area measures c. 21 1/2" x 12 1/4".
Cobb, Maps of New Hampshire, 320.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2- no mention of Guernsey (!).