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survey of the roads of the United States of America, 1789

Christopher Colles

survey of the roads of the United States of America, 1789

by Christopher Colles

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statemented. by Walter W. Ristow.
SeriesThe John Harvard library
ContributionsRistow, Walter W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14621032M

These are a series of road maps, all in three vertical strips, that appeared in A Survey of the Roads of the United States by Christopher Colles, see the References. . Christopher Colles published under the title, Survey of the Roads of the United States of America, A map of the Atlantic sea-board attached to the inside of the book cover serves as a guide to Colles' plates. Colles, a native of North Ireland who arrived in this country in , was an idea man, an engineer-promoter whose schemes.

Christopher Colles (–) was an Irish and American engineer and inventor, known for his work on numerous inland improvement projects, among them a water distribution system in New York City, canals to link the Atlantic seaboard to the American interior, and a road atlas of the northeastern United States. Described by his contemporaries and by historians as "ingenious" and "restless. survey of the roads of the United States of America. Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: Library locations Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division Shelf locator: Map Div. [LHS , atlas cases] Topics Middle Atlantic States-- Road maps-- To United States-- Road maps-- To Genres Maps Notes.

  An optimized ebook edition of the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights (the first 10 amendments to it). Also included are the Declaration of Independence, the 17 subsequent amendments to the Constitution, and brief biographies of the 55 Founding Fathers (those who were delegates from each of the thirteen original states except Rhode Island, which did not send any Author: United States of America. valuable sources of historical information on Post Offices, postal employees, mail routes, and mail contractors in this publication. Sources are listed chronologically and then discussed by subject. Following that, they are described in alphabetical order. The final pages list addresses for these resources and provide further Size: 2MB.


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Survey of the roads of the United States of America, 1789 by Christopher Colles Download PDF EPUB FB2

New York to New Rochelle: from Christopher Colles's survey of U.S. roads Highway strip maps showing milestones, buildings, and householders' names.

Orientation differs. Facsimiles of the first 2 maps in Christopher Colles's "A survey of the roads of the United States of America" published. A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America, [A John Harvard Library Book] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America, [A John Harvard Library Book]Manufacturer: Harvard at the Belknap Press.

Genre/Form: Maps History [Literature] Additional Physical Format: Online version: Colles, Christopher, Survey of the roads of the United States of America, Get this from a library.

A survey of the roads of the United States of America, [Christopher Colles; Walter W Ristow]. A survey of the roads of the United States of America, by Colles, Christopher Ristow, Walter W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America, The earliest American road guide and the forerunner of the millions of road maps now distributed annually in the United States—this volume includes facsimile reproductions of one of the most delightful pieces of early Americana.

and one of America’s first engineers. Microfiche Book Published [New York: s.n., ] Description [1], 86 [i.e., 83] leaves of plates: maps ; 25 cm. Other contributors Tiebout, Cornelius, Colles, Christopher, Proposals for publishing a survey of the roads of the United States of America.

Notes. Highway strip maps showing milestones, buildings, and householders' names. Orientation differs. Facsimiles of the first 2 maps in Christopher Colles's "A survey of the roads of the United States of America" published in Original version: [New York?: Christopher Colles], LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold lines, rubber-stamped, affixed to stiff-paper backing.

A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America [Colles, Christopher Ristow, Walter W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Survey of Author: Walter W. Colles, Christopher Ristow.

Survey of the roads of the United States of America, Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Identifying numbers.

Citation Information. A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America, Edited by Ristow, Walter W. Harvard University Press. Pages: ix–x. A survey of the roads of the United States of America, Edited by Walter W. Ristow Belknap Press of Harvard University Press Cambridge, Mass Australian/Harvard Citation.

Colles, Christopher. & Ristow, Walter W. A survey of the roads of the United States of America, Cover: Survey, roads, United States of America. Colles, Christopher, View larger, zoomable image (turn off pop-up blocker) Full Title: (Covers to) A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America by Christopher Colles.

A survey of the roads of the United States of America - Sort of an early turn-by-turn map tool. A Survey of the Roads [of the United States of America].

[New York: ]. A collection of 14 strip road map maps [Sheets 2, ], 8vo, maps x loose in an original blue gray drab boards with title label Colles's Survey of the Roads, and two string ties, the interior papered with a copy of Colles broad-sheet Proposals for Publishing a Survey of the Roads of the United States.

A superb example, entirely complete, of Christopher Colles' - A Survey of the Roads of the United States of is the First American Road atlas, wherein at least some of the plates represent the first American maps engraved by a female - Colles' year-old daughter ng depictions from Albany, New York to Williamsburg, Virginia, Colles' atlas consists of a.

BOOK REVIEWS A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America, By Christopher Colles. Edited by "Walter W. Bistow. (Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Pp. Ports., illus., facsims., maps.

$) "When yon stop at the next gas station and ask for one of the two hundred million road maps given away each. A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America by Christopher Colles. Tiebout Sculp. Published:New York Format: Map / Engraving / Book Creator: Christopher Colles Usage terms Public Domain Held by British Library Shelfmark: Maps b Full catalogue details.

The book is entitled, "A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America,by Christopher Colles." It reproduces all of the maps (83 in total) as well as two indexes to the maps, a biography of Colles and a bibliography his writings, and an inventory of the extant copies of the Survey.

A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America by American engineer and surveyor Christopher Colles, issued in New York inwas the first road atlas or guide book of the United series of 83 maps with a title page was privately published by Colles, by subscription.

Maps of America’s biggest cities date to the 18th century, as does the first successful road atlas, “The Survey of the Roads of the United States of America,” printed by Christopher Colles of New York in The company printed 83 plates over three years, with two or three maps on each plate.From New York (1) to Stratford Names Colles, Christopher, (Author) Collection.

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