A very interesting world map from the early 19th century showing statistical details of the counties as to size, population, type of society and religion. The terminology used for classifying societies are: Enlightened (mostly Europe, Eastern US/Canada), Civilized, Half Civilized and Barbarous (including Western US). Also shown are: adistance table between major US cities and an explonation of symbols and color coding of the major religions. Insets are Australia and major islands of the world.
1835 Smith World Map
A Chart Exhibiting the Actual and Comparative Size of each Country, Nation, or Kingdom; its Population as a Whole and to a Square Mile. Also the Different States of Society, Forms of Government, Religion, &c.
Map Maker Specifics
RC Smith, 1835, Hartfod
10.3 x 16.2 in. plus margins
Very good - good. Very nice strike and pastel hand coloring (the blue faded into light green). Slight toning and darker right at the edge of the paper (likely as a result of previous framing). Issued centerfold.