MITCHELL, S. Augustus (1790-1868)
Mitchell's National Map of the American Republic or United States of North America. Philadelphia: drawn by J.H. Young, engraved by J.H. Brightly, 1845.
Hand-colored engraved wall map on 4 sheets mounted to old linen backing, old ebonized wooden rollers, of the United States, image 975 x 1200 mm (1045 x 1260 mm sheet). Decorative border surrounding 32 inset city plans, including Washington D.C., New York, Boston, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Charleston, and New Orleans, 2 additional inset plans of southern Florida and Maine, inset table of the population of each county and state in 1840. (Old varnish with associated cracking and yellowing as usual, a few small tears affecting the maps occasionally with small losses, some browning.)