Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Date Published: 1852
Binding: No binding
10-1/2 x 8 inches on an untrimmed 12 x 9 inch sheet. The paper is age toned and map is printed on one side only. There is some scattered foxing in the border area otherwise, very good condition.
(1852 Map of N. America- No. 4): Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography A very interesting map of North America published in 1852 by S. Augustus Mitchell. engraved by J.H. Young. 1852 date is printed in the lower left hand corner, date stamping the map. Alaska is marked 'Russian America.' Northern Canada is marked 'British America.' Southern Canada is marked 'New Britain. Forts and Indian Tribal Nations are marked throughout the West.
Three small sailing ships mark the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus.
Up North near Labrador lie two more ships marking "American Arctic Expedition, Lt. De Haven, 1850, 1851.
Very Good. Item #42