"Map of North America Designed to Accompany Smith's Geography for Schools", Burgess, Daniel
Subject: North America
Period: 1853 (dated)
Publication: Smith's Geography for Schools
Color: Hand Color
8.3 x 10.7 inches
21.1 x 27.2 cm
A nice example of this brightly colored map depicting an interesting period of time. The entire western region is unorganized, but a few cities are named such as S. Barbara, Sacramento City and Monterey. Alaska is Russian America and Canada is labeled New Britain. Texas still appears as an independent republic - an eight year old error! The map extends to include the Caribbean and south to Panama.
Original coloring and good impression. A couple light spots and a soft crease, else very good.