“MAP OF NEW GRANADA, VENEZUELA, AND GUIANA…PERU, AND EQUADOR…ARGENTINE CONFEDERATION” Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., c. 1860 (dated in the lower margin). From Mitchell's The New General Atlas. – first edition. Engraved map with original hand-coloring. (Image: 13 ¼ x 10 ½’’)
This historical map shows the countries of New Granada, Venezuela, Guiana, Peru, Ecuador & Argentine Confederation in considerable detail. Political boundaries are noted and major cities and towns are identified.
Indian tribes are located, the altitudes of numerous mountains are provided and islands are identified. Very detailed view of a portion of South America, as it was known in the early 1860’s!
A handsome map with the distinctive elaborate dark floral border and bold color found in the first edition. Closed tear in blank margin not extending into map.