1835 Bradford Map of Pennsylvania and New Jersey

PennsylvaniaNJ-bradford-1835
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Pennsylvania and New Jersey
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1835 Bradford Map of Pennsylvania and New Jersey

PennsylvaniaNJ-bradford-1835


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Title


Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  1835    8 x 10 in (20.32 x 25.4 cm)

Description


This rare map of Pennsylvania & New Jersey was printed in 1835 by the important American mapmaker Bradford. Originally published in Bradford's 1835 issued of the 'Atlas Designed to Illustrated teh Abridgement of Universal Geography, Modern & Ancient.

Cartographer


Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1802-1887) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, where he worked as an assistant editor for the America Encyclopedia. Bradford's first major cartographic work was his revision and subsequent republishing of an important French geography by Adrian Balbi, published in America as Atlas Designed to Illustrate the Abridgement of Universal Geography, Modern & Ancient. Afterwards Bradford revised and expanded this work into his own important contributions to American cartography, the 1838 "An Illustrated Atlas Geographical, Statistical and Historical of the United States and Adjacent Countries. In his long career as a map publisher Bradford worked with Ticknor of Boston, Freeman Hunt & Company of New York, De Silver of Philadelphia, Hinton, Boynton, and others.

Condition


Good condition. Light foxing here and there - see photo.