Illinois state 1850 thomas & Cowperthwait fine detailed hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A New Map of the State of Illinois
(North America, United States, Illinois, State Maps, Canals, Railroads).
Issued Philadelphia, 1850 by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. for S.A. Mitchell.
Fine and uncommon mid-19th century antique engraved and lithographed map with original hand color. A decorative border surrounds the map.
A lovely, clean example, with only minor signs of age (such as toning in the margins). Well-preserved and pleasing.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/2" x 17"
Engraved area measures c. 12" x 15"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , Vol. 1, pg. 309.