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New York: Ackerman Lith. 1853. Map. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 117" x 12 3/4" Nice sea chart of part of the Milwaukee Bay and Kinnikinnick River. Features geographical and topographical details, shipyards, canals, and government buildings. Left margin cropped, minor toning along original folds.
New York: Johnson & Ward, 1864. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 17.75" x 24". Beautifully detailed double page map of Wisconsin and Michigan divided into counties and townships. Shows cities, major routes, railroads and waterways. One small spot of foxing. 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.....
Philadelphia: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Jr., 1864. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11.75" x 13.75". Nice map of Michigan and Wisconsin divided into counties. Shows cities, major routes and waterways. Light scattered foxing. S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. continued his father's successful mapmaking and publishing business, and was one of the most prolific and renowned 19th century American publishers.
Boston: J.S. Sewall, 1866. Case map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 32.5" x 24.5". Fantastic and rare map of Minnesota and part of Wisconsin divided into counties. Shows many townships, cities, major routes, waterways and Indian reservations. Originally a pocket map, now in two pieces with several repairs along folds. Creases and scattered chips, a few ink notations and light scattered foxing. Three holes along top from binding. Booklet is missing.
Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1852. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 13 1/4" x 16 1/4". Fascinating map of the Minnesota region, including parts of present day North and South Dakota. Published in 1852, this map depicts the region during a time of rapid change, when settlers were pushing westward and displacing native populations in an effort to establish the territory as a state. Many Native American place names are utilized, and rivers, lakes, topographical features, villages.....