Philadelphia: Published by Anthony Finley, 1834. Hand-colored engraved map on banknote paper, 18.25 x 12.75 inches mounted in a gilt-stamped tooled black calf portfolio meauring 5 x 3 inches. Label advertising Finley’s Map Establishment mounted to the front pastedown. Portfolio a bit rubbed, with some foxing to the publisher’s label; a little toned, with some light spots of foxing and some light wear along the folds; in very good condition. Item #20713
With an inset “Map of the Lead Mine Region” around Joe [sic] Daviess County. The counties date from prior to the organization of Iroquois County—and though Chicago is included on this map, Rock Island is not. Details on this map include the “Rock Fort 250 feet high” on the Illinois River in Lasalle County, this the sandstone butte which would become more popularly known as Starved Rock. Includes public land sections. Engraved by J. H. Young and E. Yeager.