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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1860Mitchell, Jr., S. AugustusPhiladelphiaCounty Map Of Texas$325 Picture

A lithographed map, with hand colored wash and outlines.

Size: 11 inches X 13 1/2 inches; Scale: 1 inch = approximately 70 miles.

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior copy, very clean with vivid color.

Colored by county and territories. Some topographic features are noted such as the "Staked Plain", and notes about vegetation and water availability.This map was originally published just prior to the Civil War, during a period of rapid development in the new state.

This map features an intricate and beautiful border that had become a signature of Mitchell County Maps under Mitchell, Jr.

Erath county is mistakenly identified as "Earth" county.

Inset map of Galveston Bay, and Vicinity. Originally published in Mitchell's New General Atlas.

References: A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 831, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909

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