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F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & G.G. Soule, 1867. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 28.5" x 20 1/8". Beautifully detailed town plan of Norwalk and South Norwalk showing streets, waterways, railroads, parks, businesses, private residences and a business directory. Published in F.W. Beers' "Atlas of Fairfield County". Frederick W. Beers (flourished 1858-1929) came from a family of surveyors, cartographers and publishers originally from Newtown Connecticut. F.W. Beers continued the work of his father James Botsford Beers and was.....
Boston: T.G. Bradford, 1838. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11 1/8" x 14 3/8". Nice, clear map of Connecticut divided into counties and townships showing major routes and geographical details. Glue residue to edges, tear to bottom edge and chips to corners. T.G. Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston based publisher. He worked as assistant editor of the American Encyclopedia before entering the field of map making.
Boston: Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel, 1835. Map. Engraving with original hand outline coloring. Image measures 7.75" x 10". Classic Bradford map of Connecticut and Rhode Island, showing counties, major towns and routes and waterways. Light scattered foxing to margins. T.G. Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston based publisher. He worked as assistant editor of the American Encyclopedia before entering the field of map making.
Paris: Buchon, Jean Alexandre, 1825. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 9.5" x 11 3/8", image plus text and title measures 19" x 24". Nicely detailed map of Connecticut divided into counties and townships. Includes historical and cultural information in French. Minor toning to edges, crease to top center. Light scattered staining. From the French (1825) edition of Carey and Lea's 1822 "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas"
1858. Partly printed D.S. "W A. Buckingham", as Governor of Connecticut, folio, one page, 16" x 10 1/2", November 30th, 1858, appointing Joseph C. Lawrence a "Special Commissioner from New York State. Fine condition. William Alfred Buckingham (1804-1875). American politican who served as governor of Connecticut during the Civil War.
Springfield: New England Publishing, 1866. Folding map of Connecticut River Valley. Plates, several in color. Text engravings. 235pp. + ads. 8vo, original brown cloth, cloth lightly soiled, spine ends worn, map repaired with tape on the blank side. Springfield: New England Publishing, 1866. First Edition. Guidebook to the Connecticut River Valley from Connecticut, through Massachusetts, north to New Hampshire and Vermont.
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1823. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Map measures 9 3/4" x 11 3/4". Map plus text measures 17 3/4" x 22 3/8". Nice clear map of Connecticut divided into counties. Shows towns, waterways, major routes and topographical features. Surrounding text includes geographical information, as well as information on population, commerce, education, religion, and government. A list of governors, important battle sites, and an general history of the state is also included. From "A Complete Historical.....
Washington, D.C. National Gallery of Art, 1989. Illustrated in color and black & white.118pp. Slim & square 4to, cloth, d.w. Washington DC: National Gallery of Art, (1989). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Catalog for an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC from 15 October 1989 - 28 January 1990 and at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford from 18 March - 20 May 1990.