Manual of American Geography Designed to Accompany the New Map of Our Country, Present and Prospective


Printed accompaniment to a large wall map of the United States.

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This fascinating volume was published by Milo Doty in New York in 1857 to accompany Morse & Gaston’s A New Map of Our Country – Present and Prospective (not included).

The booklet aims to supplement the cartographic data provided by the map by offering a wealth of information on history, political organization, settlement patterns, local industries, demographics, and more. It covers the United States and territories from coast to coast, as well as British North America, the West Indies, and Central America. A slightly earlier version of the wall map is available for sale here.

Map Details

Publication Date: 1857

Author: Milo Doty

Sheet Width (in): 7

Sheet Height (in): 5

Condition: B+

Condition Description: 132 pp. bound with string to original green cloth colored boards with gilt embossed front cover. The front is literally hanging on by a string and the spine is busted, but contents are generally quite good. Scattered spotting and light toning around the outer edges of the pages, consistent with age and use. Very good condition overall


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