Leavenworth, Kansas: Surveyor General's Office, 1862. Map. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 23" x 18.5". Fantastic map illustrating the progress of public surveys in Kansas and Nebraska. Shows townships, towns, waterways, Indian reservations and trust lands. A fascinating look at the changing American west in the 1860s. Minor toning along original folds.
Washington: Wilson S. Bissell, 1893. Wall map. Color lithograph mounted on linen with original dowels. Image measures 47" x 61", plus 37.5" of additional linen. Rare wall map of Kansas and Nebraska and surrounding areas (including Boulder, Denver and Cheyenne). Shows railroads, discontinued post offices, mail delivery routes by frequency, townships and cities. An inset shows the counties of Jackson, Missouri and Wyandotte, Kansas. In beautiful condition.
New York: Johnson & Ward, 1863. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 17" x 23". Beautifully detailed double page map of Missouri and part of Kansas divided into counties and townships. Shows towns and cities, major routes, railroads and waterways. Includes three uncolored vignettes: "Fire on the Prairie", "Santa Fe from the Great Missouri Trail" and "Spearing Fish". In excellent condition with light scattered foxing to margins and centerfold. Alvin Jewett Johnson (1827-1884) is one of the most...
Philadelphia: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus Jr. 1861. Map. Steel engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11.5" x 14". Classic map of the west, with Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and part of Idaho divided into counties, showing major towns and cities, routes, railroads and geographic features. 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. In excellent condition.