S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. "County Map of Florida.”
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., 1870. Lithograph. Original hand-coloring. Staining at bottom. Bottom left margin corner filled. Map has been archivally backed with rice paper. With decorative grape vine border. Else, good condition.
For most of the middle part of the nineteenth century, the firm founded by S. Augustus Mitchell dominated American cartography in output and influence. This fine map is from one of his son's atlases. The Mitchell firm's maps are known for their precision and great detail. Mitchell gathered the best current information available, and depicted it with great clarity. Information shown includes rivers, lakes, swamps, and islands. Also shown are towns, railroads, and political borders.