Published in J.W’s Colton’s “Atlas of the World Illustrating Physical and Political Geography Volume II” New York, 1855 .
A scarce and unusual map divided into four areas-Lakes in the Western and Eastern Hemisphere and Islands in the Western and Eastern Hemisphere. Island and lake comparisons on charts were not common as a cartographic depiction. Surrounded by Colton’s decorative border. Philips 816; Rumsey 0149.002
Map Condition: A few chips to margins, generally very good Map Type: Steel engraved map
Stock No: 1442
Cartographer: Colton, G.W.
Height (in):12-1/2″-31.7 cm.
Width (in): 15-1/2″-39.3 cm.