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Map of North America by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co

£138.00 Approx $167.88, €160.09

Code: 53872

Date 1854

Published 1854 in Pennsylvania, dated 1850 .  Lithograph with original full wash hand colouring. Overall sheet size: 34.4cms x 42.6 cms; image size: 323mm x 401mm.  One fox spot in Gulf of Mexico at Appalachee Bay  odd mark to Atlantic Ocean  and other blank areas else good condition.  

Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. were a publishing company based in Philadelphia. They were part of the burgeoning atlas and map publishing in the early to mid-nineteenth century. They published many famous works, including Tanner’s New Universal Atlas.  Their maps are notable for the decorative borders and fine, vivid original hand colouring.