Asher and Adams' North Carolina and South Carolina
New York: Asher & Adams, 1873.
Map. Lithograph original hand coloring. Image measures 16 x 22.5".
This 1873 map depicts the states of North Carolina and South Carolina with special focus on the developing railway systems of the two states. An inset in the bottom left features the western portion of North Carolina. Counties are hand colored and railway lines are labeled. City and town names occur as well as stops along the routes. Rivers, capes, islands and other topographic features are also noted throughout. The map is in good condition with minor wear along the original centerfold. Some edge wear, not extending onto printed image.
Asher & Adams were publishers based in Washington and New York in the late 19th century who produced some of the most detailed and colorful atlases of the period. This map offers a unique perspective on the two states.