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A beautiful antique hand-tinted color map from Augustus Mitchell's New General Atlas | Augustus Mitchell was the premier map-maker of the time | This map of the "County Map Of Georgia And Alabama";is dated 1860 in the bottom margin.;Huge size of 12.5" H x 15.3" W | Very good condition, with minor edge wear (see images).p;Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1790, Bristol, Connecticut – December 20, 1868, Philadelphia) was an important 19th Century American geographer. Born in Connecticut, Mitchell worked as a teacher before turning to publishing geography textbooks and maps. He became involved in geography after teaching and realizing that there were so many poor quality geographical resources available to teachers. Mitchell moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1830 where he founded his cartography company. His son, S. Augustus Mitchell, joined Mitchell as an owner in 1860. Their publications covered all genres of geography: maps, travel guides, textbooks, and more.


15.3 x 12.5 in

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Augustus Mitchell Hand Tinted Colored Map of KY & TN

Estimate $175 - $219Jul 21, 2018