"[Lot of 2] Johnson's Missouri and Kansas [and] Johnson's Iowa and Nebraska", Johnson & Ward
Subject: Central United States
Period: 1864 (dated)
Publication: Johnson’s New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas
Color: Hand Color
23.4 x 17.3 inches
59.4 x 43.9 cm
These two double-page maps are absolutely filled with details, including proposed railroad routes, trails, forts, etc. The map of Missouri and Kansas is adorned with three engraved vignettes: Fire on the Prairie; Spearing Fish; and Santa Fe from the Great Missouri Trail, which shows a joyous wagon train first sighting the town. In Kansas county development is restricted to the eastern portion. The map of Iowa and Nebraska only shows the far eastern portion of Nebraska. Decorative borders.
Clean and bright examples with original color. The map of Missouri and Kansas has a 2" centerfold separation at bottom.