Beverly downtown Essex County Mass. 1872 detailed old map w/ Business DirectoryBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Essex County- Massachusetts)
Issued Philadelphia, 1872 by D.G. Beer.
Lovely mid-19th century antique lithographed map with original hand color.
Very detailed, with countless home owners named, building outlines and placement along roads, terrain features, etc. Note the extensive Business Directory at top left.
In VG or better condition, original binding stitch holes across top of sheet in blank margin, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, overall the sheet and printed image remains clean and well preserved.
Sheet measures c. 16 1/2" x 13 1/2".
Engraved area measures c. 16" x 13".
Wolter & Grim, Images of the World , p. 338-44.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , p.405-09.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 110.