MITCHELL, S. Augustus (1790-1868)
Mitchell's New National Map, exhibiting the United States with the North American British Provinces, Sandwich Islands, Mexico and Central America, together with Cuba and the West India Islands. Philadelphia: W. Williams, 1856.
Hand-colored engraved wall map on 4 sheets mounted to old linen backing, old ebonized wooden rollers, of North America, image 1584 x 1520 mm (1660 x 1620 mm sheet). Decorative border, 4 decorative vignettes, 2 inset maps of the world, inset map of the Sandwich Islands (present-day Hawaii), distance and population tables. (Old varnish with associated cracking and yellowing as usual, a few small tears with occasional losses, mostly marginal dampstains.)