MITCHELL, John (1711-1768) A Map of the British and French Dominions in North America…1755
MITCHELL, John (1711-1768)
A Map of the British and French Dominions in North America…
Copperplate engraving with original hand color
London, 1755 (Third edition, first impression)
In 24 segments and mounted on linen, 53 x 77 inch total sheet
“Undoubtedly the most important map in American history…” according to the past Director of the Library of Congress Map Division. It was an important tool for rulers, diplomats and soldiers from its first publication in 1755 until well into the 19th century. It was also a map that influenced western migration for generations. A superb example with full original color.