New York: Johnson & Ward, 1864. unbound. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 12.5" x 15.5" very good.
Nice map of the west showing Washington, Oregon and the northern part of Idaho. Shows counties, towns, geographical features, Native American tribes, and proposed railroad lines. Minor overall toning, light scattered foxing, chip to lower left corner. Alvin Jewett Johnson (1827-1884) is one of the most prolific American publishers of the 19th century. He opened his own company in 1856 that produced atlases, maps and encyclopedias. The company made great maps based on those by J.H. Colton and Johnson produced a newly updated version every year up until the late 19th century.