A New Map of the State of Wisconsin.
1857. · Philadelphia:
Hand colored folding map (450x380mm), folds into original 12mo gilt lettered cloth case. Some browning along folds, a couple of holes at folds, some aging and toning, case a little faded, but in nice shape; overall the map is very good. Relatively early map of Wisconsin, which became a state less than ten years earlier. Charles Desliver was the publisher, who was an active map publisher in the middle part of the 19th century. He was actually the partner in the Thomas Cowperthwait Company, and ended up purchasing some map copyrights from Mitchell. His business didn't have a lot of success, and he ended up selling the copyrights back to Mitchell. Nevertheless, this is a rather nice map, with a fair amount of detail in the lower portion of the state, and an attractive decorative boarder. geographicus website (Inventory #: 100948)