J. Wells, “Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.” From McNally’s System of Geography. New York: Francis McNally, 1874. 8 1/2 x 10 3/4. Lithographic transfer from engraved plate. Engraved by Geo. E. Sherman. Some spotting. Fair condition.
A late nineteenth century map from McNally’s System of Geography, a favorite book in many homes and schools in post-Civil War America. Detail is quite good, showing roads, railroads, towns, cities, swamps and much else.