New York: Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1847.
Map. Engraving with beautiful original watercolor. Image measures 12.25" x 15".
Includes an inset of the coast of Liberia and Monrovia and a list of possessions of European powers. Light crease to upper left margin. Henry Schenck Tanner (1786-2858) was an American cartographer and statistical geographer. Born in New York, he moved to Philadelphia where he established his well-known publishing company with his brother. Tanner was the first American to publish a map of Texas, which subsequently went through eight editions. However, he is best known and most renowned for his New American Atlas.
Condition: Very Good