Engraved folding case map (68 5/8 x 53 3/4 in.; 1744 x 1366 mm), dissected into 36 sections and mounted on linen, full contemporary handcoloring, engraved by Young, F. Dankworth, E. Yeager, & E. F. Woodward, large engraved title vignette of the federal eagle aboard a seashell boat with coastal views in the background after W. Mason, large inset "General Map Of The United States with the contiguous British & Mexican Possessions," smaller inset maps of the vicinities of Albany, Baltimore and Washington, Cincinnati, Charleston, New Orleans, the Falls of Niagara, Rochester, the North Part of Maine, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and the South Part of Florida, scrollwork border. PROVENANCE: Ruth Jane Chamberlain Valentine (signature and inscription on verso, "This map was used in my Grandmother Chamberlain's school room when she was a teacher in [New] York State"; Christie's New York, 19 June 2007, lot 279)
Handsomely framed and glazed with UVIII Plexiglass. A tiny bit of marginal chipping, faint adhesive stain at top right border.