“WASHINGTON” “LOUISVILLE and JEFFERSONVILLE” “NEW ORLEANS” “CINCINNATI” Thomas Gamaliel Bradford. Boston: Weeks, Jordan and Co., c. 1838. (Image: 11 3/8 x 14’’)
Rare first edition – rare first issue – with outline color.
Very fine & beautifully engraved map with original outline color. Engraved by G. W. Boynton (owner of an engraving company in Boston 1830’s - 40’s). From An Illustrated Atlas, Geographical, Statistical and Historical of the United States and Adjacent Countries by T. G. Bradford.
These four plans depict the cities of Washington DC, Louisville Kentucky, Jeffersonville Indiana, New Orleans Louisiana and Cincinnatti Ohio with major streets and waterways named. “Burying Grounds” in New Orleans, several buildings in Washington D.C., the Canal in Cincinnati, and Railroads in Louisville are also located and identified.