ALL ITEMS: 'Barrow--John

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940Antique plan of Macau or Macao, ChinaDetailsBarrow, John1796
Large antique plan of Macau, China
Barrow, John
$1,800.00Barrow--JohnLarge-antique-plan-of-Macau--ChinaSpectacular plan of <b>Macau or Macao</b>, the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Published in George Staunton's "An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China", a work which documented <b>Britain's first official embassy to China</b>, lead by Lord Macartney, in 1792. <br></br> Published on April, 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
4980Rare 1909 map of Covington, Louisiana in Saint Tammany ParishDetailsBarrow, John1909
Official map of Covington, La. St Tammany by K.H. Barrow, City Engineer
Barrow, John
$795.00Barrow--JohnOfficial-map-of-Covington--La--St-Tammany-by-K-H--Barrow--City-EngineerRare, unrecorded official map of Covington, Louisiana in St. Tammany Parish. The map taken from surveys by K.H. Barrow, City Engineer. No copies found in the AMPR or WorldCat. A very attractive, fresh map from 1909 with delicate hand coloring. Attractive. Copyrighted 1909 by J.I. Sanford. <br></br> This historical duo includes an 1886 copy of the charter for the town of Covington, Louisiana: "Charter of the Town of Covington as passed by the Legislature of the State of Louisiana and approved April 2d 1832 and March 16th 1870." Printed at Covington by St. Tammany Farmer Printers, 1886.. Both items inside newer simple card stock cover. <br></br> Features on this rare map of Covington, La. Include railroads, several churches, the Tchefuncta (Tchefuncte) River, Abita Bayou, Bogufalaya River, Courthouse, convent, City Park, Mandeville Road, Dixon Academy, Ozone Rest Cure, and the cemetery. Colored sections of the map delineate the area for several subdivisions, specifically: New Covington, Donnolley Addition, Sulphur Springs Addition, Oak Ridge Addition (has very strange street alignment), Division of St. John, Division of Spring, Weaver Addition, Wayside Addition, and the Sommer Addition. <br></br> Online sources list the following contact details for Barrow: K. H. BARROW. Surveying, Engineering and Mapping. Member Louisiana Engineering Society. Office-526 Whitney Bldg. Phone Main 1481.