London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1844.
Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 13" x 14 1/2".
Beautiful map of Illinois and parts of Missouri, Indiana, and what is now Iowa. County lines are drawn in. Denotes towns, major routes, waterways and train lines, all in beautiful detail. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was formed in 1826 and published low cost maps with the goal of reaching a large market, while still maintaining high quality and precision.