SMITH, J. Calvin. Special-Karte der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America. Cassel: Theodor Fischer, [1851]

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SMITH, J. Calvin. Special-Karte der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America. Cassel: Theodor Fischer, [1851]

Portfolio (16 x 10 2/8 inches). Lithographed general map of North America and 15 numbered regional mapsheets which combine to make a large wall-map of the eastern portion of the United States, with title and inset of the territories bordering the Arctic Circle, all with original hand-colour. Publisher's green cloth gilt (stained).

RARE GERMAN EDITION OF J. CALVIN SMITH'S MAP OF THE UNITED STATES, in its original published state, first published in New York in 1843, published to encourage emigration to North America.

The regional maps extend as far northeast as Nova Scotia, as far northwest as the Indian territories west of Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri and Iowa, as far north as the Great Lakes and the border with Canada, as far southeast as Florida, as far southwest as Texas. Cf. Rumsey 3471.