South Carolina Charleston city plan inset 1846-9 Mitchell Burroughs scarce mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A New Map of South Carolina with its Canals, Roads and Distances.
(Atlantic Ocean, Charleston, Southern United States).
Issued 1846-9, Phila. by S.A. Mitchell & H.N. Burroughs.
Detailed city plan inset lower left which names each boat slip, boxed key above identifies dozens of individual buildings. Two boxes lower right detail distances between steam boat routes.
Attractive and uncommon mid-19th century lithographed map with original hand color. Decorative interlaced border surrounds the map. Includes inset city plan of Charleston.
Map sheet lightly evenly age toned as typical, overall clean and well preserved with a fine age patina and visual appeal unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 17 1/4"H x 13 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 15 1/2"H x 12 3/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 214 & vol. 3, p. 260.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , p. 313.