1873 Edward Stanford - Map of the United States and Part of the Dominion of Canada
Stanford's 1873 map of the U.S. with detailed geography of the West
Stanford's Map of the United States and Part of the Dominion of Canada
86 x 147.5 cm (33¾ x 58 in)
Hand-colored map, backed with linen and sectioned for folding, with original cloth slipcase with publisher's paper label.
Presents the United States settling into its current-day configuration following the expansion brought on by the acquisitions from Mexico and the tumult of the Civil War. The northwest is still unfinished, the northern portion of Idaho split between Washington and Montana, and the Dakotas still joined, and a few other anomalies.
There is an inset of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
Verso Text: Blank
Slipcase faded with some rubbing; map with ink smudge at right edge, near fine.