Salem Marblehead Peabody Danvers 1897 lg. folding map Essex County Mass.Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map of the City of Salem and Towns of Marblehead, Peabody and Danvers- Essex County Mass.
Issued 1897, Salem, MA. by L.J. Richards & Co. Drawn by Roger Pidgeon.
Beautiful and scarce late 19th century antique map, lithographed with original hand color. Issued folding, still mounted to a thin cardboard backing sheet.
Circles are titled number of miles from "Almy Bigelow & Washburn's Store". Charming street plans with an assortment of features identified including the Danvers Lunatic Hospital, ponds, cemeteries, etc.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 21 1/2" x 32".
Printed area measures c. 20 1/4" x 30 1/2".
Folded map measures c. 7 3/4" x 4 5/8".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 4, p. 41.