New York: Johnson & Ward, 1862.
Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 24.25" x 16.75".
Beautiful image of the continent. Includes black and white view of Cape Horn and paths and dates of historical explorations. 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. Expert repair to right margin at centerfold.
Condition: Very Good