“COUNTY MAP OF MASSACHUSETTS, CONNECTICUT, AND RHODE ISLAND” Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., from the New General Atlas, c. 1863 (dated 1860 in the lower margin, but published in the 1863 Atlas). Engraved map with unusually bright original hand-coloring. Closed tear just into the lower decorative border five inches from the left. (Image: 11 ½ x 13 ½’’).
This map, with its highly decorative border, depicts Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island with their counties in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown with major towns, cities, mountains, islands, rail routes, land routes and water routes identified. A very detailed view of the states as they existed in the 1860’s.