This is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique
1850 A New Map of PENNSYLVANIA with its Canals, Rail-roads &c., published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., No. 253. Entered According to the Act of Congress in the year 1850, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., in the Clerk's office of the District court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Hand colored antique map of Pennsylvania with a decorative green and black border and some small water stains on outside
of top border.
115pa: 1901 Map: Eastern Pennsylvania. Beautiful map from the 1901 first edition of George Cram's folio-size world atlas. Color coded lines on the map show the names and locations of railroads throughout the eastern half of the state. State and county borders are outlined in yellow. Cities, towns and geographical features are all shown. This map would look great in a frame! 18x27 in. $80
116pa: 1901 Cram Railroad Map of Pennsylvania. Beautiful map from the 1901 first edition of George Cram's folio-size world atlas. Covers the entire state of Pennsylvania, with color coded lines showing the names and locations of railroads throughout the state. State and county borders are outlined in yellow. Cities, towns and geographical features are all shown. This map would look great in a frame! 18x27 in. $80
117pa: 1875 Map of Pennsylvania by Gray. Interesting map, with original hand coloring, from O.W. Gray's world atlas of 1875. Each county in the state is separately colored. Cities, towns, railroad lines and geographical features are all shown. Very attractive map which would look great in a frame!
17x28 in. $120
119pa: 1876 Pennsylvania - History of Lycoming County. Published by D.J. Stewart, Philadelphia. This folio size book is beautifully illustrated with lithographic views of farms, important buildings and prominent citizens. Original cloth and leather binding. Very good condition. Rare. $600
120pa: 1838 Bradford Map of Pennsylvania. Fascinating map, with original hand coloring, from T.G Bradford's famous world atlas of 1838. This map is from the 1846 printing of the atlas, and the phrase "corrected to 1846" appears below the bottom border. Each county is separately hand colored. Cities, towns, railroad lines and geographical features are all shown. This map would be a wonderful addition to the collection of any serious map collector!
13x17 in. $250
121pa: 1833 Map: Pennsylvania Maryland Virginia Etc. This fascinating map is titled "North America, Sheet VII: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Columbia and Part of Virginia." It was published in 1833 by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK). The locations of cities, roads, canals and counties are shown throughout the area. This map has been hand colored with original outline coloring, and it is in very good condition with no tears, stains or other blemishes. It would be perfect for anyone who is interested in the early history of the Mid Atlantic states!
13x16 in. $100
124pa: 1886 Scene at a Pennsylvania Cricket Match. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "International Cricket Match on the Ground of the Germantown Club at Nicetown, Pennsylvania." Shows a view from the field, where one player has just caught the ball with a flying leap. 11x16 in. $60
125pa: 1892 Oil City Pennsylvania Fire, Flood. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Oil Creek Valley Disaster." Center image shows oil burning on the water that flooded Oil City. Smaller images on the top and sides show other scenes from the disaster. 16x22 in. $150
126pa: 1893 Communistic Town: Economy Pennsylvania. Eleven hand-colored, engraved images from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Old Communistic Town of Economy, Pennsylvania." Street scenes in the town are shown, as well as portraits of some residents. 11x16 in. $60
129pa: From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper dated January 17, 1885. Six hand colored engravings titled Pennsylvania - Scenes in the New Oil Region At and Around Phillips City. By Sketches by C.B. Albee. Scenes captioned: Driller at Work, Western Union Telegraph Office, Phillips City, Phillips Well No. 1, Up Thorne Creek, and Gambling Den. 11x16 in. $60
130pa: Double page hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly dated March 30, 1878. The Oil Regions of Pennsylvania. From Sketches by Theo. R. Davis and Photographs by Frank Robbins, of Oil City. Large center picture is an overview of Oil City with various scenes surrounding it. 22x16 in. $100
131pa: Beautiful 1872 map of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Published by Asher & Adams in the New Statistical and Topographical Atlas of the United States. Original hand coloring. 17.5x24.5 in. $100
132pa: 1835 Elegant Map of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Intricate hand colored map titled, "Pennsylvania and New Jersey," from Bradford's 1835 world atlas. Hand colored, engraved map shows railroads, canals, cities, counties and mountains. 12 x 10in. $150
134pa: 1878 Pennsylvania - Launch of the Steamship "City of Rio de Janeiro," of the New Steam Packet Line to Brazil, at Roach's Ship-yard, Chester, March 6th. Hand colored wood engraving on bottom of page with text, published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on March 23, 1878. 11x16in. $40
135pa: 1871 Colton's New Township Map of the State of Pennsylvania. Published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., New York. Very detailed map shows counties in colors of pink, pale green and beige and has a very ornate border. Map in excellent condition.
136pa: 1887 The Veterinary Department of the University of Pennsylvania - Drawn by S.F. Yeager. Volume XXXI., No. 1580. Hand colored wood engravings published in Harper's Weekly on April 2, 1887. Scenes depict the various departments of the University of Pennsylvania in the Veterinary division. 11x16in. $60
Map Showing the Coal Leases on the Girard Estate, in Schuylkill and Columbia PA, 1878 A large horizontal and rare lithographed map with original hand color of the coal leases in the Girard Estate, Columbia County Pennsylvania, drawn by Heber S. Thompson and printed by J. H. Camp, Philadelphia. Leases are pastel colored and named, with the town of Frackville at the bottom center. Special Note: In Schuylkill and Columbia Counties there were eleven coal collieries in operation under ten leases. According to the 1879 Board report, the first coal removed and sold commercially from the Estate’s mines occurred in 1863. That year 40,788 tons were sent to market. In 1879, the amount marketed was 1,600,000 tons and royalties grosses $463,644. The Estates coal mines were leased with a royalty of forty cents per ton and progressed to fifty-four cents. Three- fourths of that was reinvested “in the real property in the City, so as not to diminish the fund upon which the support of the College must ultimately rely when these lands shall have been stripped of their mineral resources.” In 1889, also, “the income from the 35,407,710 tons of coal shipped this year has never been equaled in the history of the trust”. Condition: Very Good, four vertical folds hardly noticeable.
size 24 x 11 image
137pa: 1854 Pennsylvania Map - Published by J.H. Colton & Co., No. 172 William St., New York. Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1854 by J.H. Colton in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York. Beautifully colored and detailed by county with pink border for the state of Pennsylvania. Very ornate border and in
1855 Hand colored engraved map of Pennsylvania, published by J.H. Colton & Co., New York. Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1855 in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York. Map is in excellent condition.
17-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. $200
139pa: 1876 Bird's-Eye View of Philadelphia. From Sketches by Theo. R. Davis. Drawn and Engraved Expressly for Harper's Weekly. Hand colored wood engravings on a double-page spread which was published as a Supplement in Harper's Weekly on May 27, 1876. 23x33in. $650
140pa: 1890 Drawing A Pot of Molten Glass From the Furnace - Drawn by W.A. Rogers. Double-page hand colored wood engraving depicting a team of men straining hard to pull a pot of molton glass out from the fires. Published in Harper's Weekly in 1890.
142pa: 1853 Pittsburg in 1790. Hand colored wood engraving by J.C. McRae; Drawn by Capt. S. Eastman, U.S. Army, from the original, taken from the south side of the Monongahela by Lewis Brantz, Esq. Pl. 32. 9.5x12.5in. $60
1862 Wood engraving on a double-page titled, "The Rebel Raid Into Pennsylvania -- Stuart's Cavalry On Their Way To the Potomac." Scene shows Confederate troops on their way to Gettysburg. Sketched Near Poolesville, Maryland By Mr. A.R. Waud. Featured
in Harper's Weekly.
21-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. $90
1875 Lithograph showing Bucks County and Newton Agricultural Works, the F.C. Wanamaker residence, Hillborn, Buckman and Company, and the Store and Printing Office of E.F. Church, Esq. Very good condition.
16 x 13 in. $70
1916 Color Map of Public Roads in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania which includes a "Table of Distances," made for the State Highway Department.
30 x 47 inches + margins.
1891 Bradley's Atlas of the World's hand colored map of Pennsylvania.
26 x 19 in. $80
Pennsylvania Howell, 1834 - A large and engraved early map showing the entire state with remarkable detail. It includes roads, canals, donation lands, counties, townships and topography with an emphasis on transportation. Most settlement is along the Delaware River and the southeastern portion, as well as around Pittsburgh. Howell copied this map from his larger map of 1792, which was one of the most important maps of Pennsylvania to appear in the eighteenth century. A dedication is at upper center "to the Legislature and the Governor of Pennsylvania this map is respectfully inscribed by Reading Howell." This is a rare and unusual map with nice decorative border and compass with Fluer de Le. Condition: Excellent, fold in middle, small margins on left and right side some slight aging color.
28 x 20-1/2 in. $500
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