Wonderful Early 19th Century Antique Map of the United States - By Solomon Schoyer. Map of the United States Drawn from the Most Approved Surveys. New York: Solomon Schoyer, 1826. An Engraved folding pocket map hand coloring, engraved by G. W. Merchant, Albany. Large vignette of the American Eagle seal. Folds into original stiff red boards, lettered in gilt on the upper cover. (Minor browning and an ink stain on the wrappers). Sheet size: 16 1/4 x 20 1/4". Early American pocket map of the United States as far west as the Rockies. Extends west to the Rocky Mountains, with a vast Missouri Territory encompassing much of the west; the Northwest Territory spreads northward above Illinois; Arkansas Territory extends west into what was to become Indian Territory and later Oklahoma; Texas is named, but is depicted as part of Mexico. "This appears to be a direct (but slightly reduced) copy of Finley's map of the United States that was published in pocket form and in his American Atlas of 1826" (Rumsey). Rumsey 2201; Graff 3706.
Dimensions20.25 x 16.25 x 0.01 in