Map of the United States SOLOMON SCHOYER 1826

Antique Hand Colored Pocket Map of the United States by Solomon Schoyer 1826

Antique Early American pocket map of the United States as far west as the Rockies – Hand Colored Map of the United States Published by Solomon Schoyer, dated 1826 | Engraved by G. W. Merchant, Albany, NY | Full Title:  Full Title: “Map Of The United States Drawn from the most approved Surveys. Published by Solomon Schoyer. New York. Engraved by G.W. Merchant Albany” | Published New York: Solomon Schoyer, 1826 | Engraved folding pocket map, period hand coloring in outline | Large vignette of the American Eagle seal | Folds into original stiff orange/red boards, lettered in gilt on the upper cover with “U. States”

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  • Antique Early American pocket map of the United States as far west as the Rockies – Hand Colored Map of the United States Published by Solomon Schoyer, dated 1826 | Engraved by G. W. Merchant, Albany, NY | Full Title:  Full Title: “Map Of The United States Drawn from the most approved Surveys. Published by Solomon Schoyer. New York. Engraved by G.W. Merchant Albany” | Published New York: Solomon Schoyer, 1826 | Engraved folding pocket map, period hand coloring in outline | Large vignette of the American Eagle seal | Folds into original stiff orange/red boards, lettered in gilt on the upper cover with “U. States” | Condition: Good – Minor browning, ink stain on the wrappers | Sheet size: 16 1/4 x 20 1/4″.

    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.

  • Weight

    1lb.

    Height

    16.25"

    Width

    20.25"

    Depth

    1"

    Weight

    1lb.

    Height

    16.25"

    Width

    20.25"

    Depth

    1"

    Artist / Maker

    Solomon Schoyer

    Date

    19th Century

    Kind

    Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles, Maps

    Medium

    Engraving, Hand Embellished, Ink

    Origin

    American

    Size

    M (up to 30 in.)

    Subject

    Map

    Support

    Paper

    Title

    Map Of The United States Drawn from the most approved Surveys. Published by Solomon Schoyer. New York. Engraved by G.W. Merchant Albany