Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr, 1860. First edition. Single Sheet. Fine original hand-colored lithograph. Folio (15.5 x 12.75 inches).
A fine and decorative pre-Civil War Map from one of America's most prolific atlas publishing firms of the nineteenth century; Samuel Augustus Mitchell, (Connecticut 1792-1868), and his son S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. Drawn and engraved by W. Williams, this map is from the first edition of the popular New Universal Atlas which characterized by the fine topographical detail of the charted territory here heightened with rich watercolor, all surrounded by an embellished floral border. Fine. Item #6983