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A map of the state of Pennsylvania

by Reading Howell.
Online; Map
1 map in 4 sheets : hand col. ; 92 x 156 cm., dissected to fold in slip-case, 29 x 26 cm.
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 1:325,000]. Scale of miles 69 to a degree.
London : Published ... for the author & sold by James Phillips, George Yard, Lombard Street, 1 August, 1792.
Relief shown by hachures.
Shows county boundaries, towns, villages, forges, mills, houses, roads, inland navigation, and names of some landowners.
Includes text and statement of dedication.
Sheets a-c are Wheat and Brun's State 1; Sheet d is State 3, with London imprint.
Cited in
Wheat & Brun, Maps & charts published in America before 1800, no. 433-436.
Phillips. Maps of America, p. 679
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Maps are numbered 32-34 in brown ink, upper right corners, on verso. Gift of Seymour I. Schwartz, August, 2007.
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