United States Western Territories huge Texas 1860 Bartholomew rare fine map
United States Western Territories huge Texas 1860 Bartholomew rare fine map United States Western Territories huge Texas 1860 Bartholomew rare fine map United States Western Territories huge Texas 1860 Bartholomew rare fine map United States Western Territories huge Texas 1860 Bartholomew rare fine map United States Western Territories huge Texas 1860 Bartholomew rare fine map United States Western Territories huge Texas 1860 Bartholomew rare fine map
$ 450.00

The United States of North America (General Map).

(North America, United States, New England, New York, Mid Atlantic States, Antebellum South, Texas, Midwest, Nebraska, Kansas, Washington Territory, Oregon Territory, California).

Issued 1860, Glasgow by Blackie & Son. Engraved by J. Bartholomew.

Early state, note the huge size of Texas with no northern pan handle and encompassing all of modern day Oklahoma. Mush of the land west of the Mississippi river is territorial or early statehood, such as Oregon, Washington, Utah, New Mexico and Nebraska.

Fine scarce oversize mid 19th century engraved map with original outline hand color. 

From an uncommon atlas of the era, a monumental folio production that was quite expensive in its day.

Well preserved, clean fresh surface, nice looking example with pleasing age patina, tiny split [1 cm] at bottom center fold.

Original center fold as issued.

Sheet Measures c. 21 1/2" x 14 5/8".

Engraved Area Measures c. 19 1/2"  x 13 1/2" .

Cartographic Reference(s):

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, 143.

[R26986].