West Indies Caribbean Sea Antilles 1851 Cowperthwait Mitchell scarce mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(Caribbean Sea-= Antilles- Cuba- Hayti- Florida- Leeward islands- windward).
Issued 1851, Phila. by Thomas, Cowperthwait for Mitchell.
Attractive and uncommon mid-19th century lithographed map with original hand color.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine age patina and visual appeal unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 17 1/8"H x 13 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 15 1/4"H x 12 3/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1., p 308.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.