Virginia Richmond Suffolk Hampton Weirton 1857 Morse miniature state mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Americana, United States, Virginia, West Virginia, Richmond, Charleston, Hamton, Suffolk, Weirton).
Issued 1857, New York by Morse & Gaston for Colby.
Mid 19th century cerographic (wax engraved) map with original hand color.
Nice looking example, clean, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 6" W x 7 1/4" H.
Printed Area Measures c. 5" W x 6 " H.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3 pp 285.
Ristow, American Maps & Mapmakers, pp. 154, 468 & 469.