Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowpertwaith & Co., 1854.
Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11 3/4" x 14"
Nice clean map of Kentucky divided into counties. Shows major cities, major routes, waterways and railroads. Includes table of steam boat routes. Includes insets showing larger scale depictions of roads surrounding Lexington, and along the Ohio River near Clarksburg, and at the Falls of Ohio near Louisville. A table in the upper right corner indicates steam boat routes from Louisville to Pittsburgh, and from Louisville to New Orleans. From the "New Universal Atlas". In very good condition with minor wear to margins, not affecting the image. Plate was originally published by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, who sold the copyright to Thomas, Cowperthwait & Company in 1850, which was in turn bought by Charles Desilver in 1856.