BURR, David H. (1803-1875)
Map of Michigan & Part of Wisconsin exhibiting the Post Offices, Post Roads, Canals, Railroads &c. London: John Arrowsmith, 10 July 1839.
Hand-colored engraved map disected in 8 sections laid on linen, image 927 x 1237 mm (962 x 1287 mm sheet). Map of Michigan, Wisconsin territory, and the post offices, post roads, canals and railroads therein. (Minor offsetting or browining.) An early map of the Wisconsin territory, first established 3 July 1836. The map was engraved by Arrowsmith in London for Burr's The American Atlas which included 12 maps of the states and one map of the United States. RARE: according to online auction records, no copy of this map has appeared at auction in at least 70 years. Sabin 9438 (Burr's The Amercan Atlas; Thomson Check List on American Railroads 2094; Wheat Transmississippi 441.