A Map Exhibiting All the New Discoveries in the Interior Parts of North America. Inscribed by Permission to the Honorable Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudsons Bay.... London: Arrowsmith, 1824.
Copper-engraved map, hand-colored in outline, 1260 x 1460 mm plus added slip at top edge, in 58 sections, joined and newly mounted on linen. Some mild offsetting.
Large and beautiful map, the culmination of the series as edited by Aaron Arrowsmith between 1795 and 1824, before it was taken over by his son John Arrowsmith. Arrowsmith's maps of North America were the most detailed maps available over what are unequivocally the most important decades of western exploration. The present 1824 edition includes extraordinary detail of the Missouri and Mississippi river valleys. New particulars are recorded in the Oregon Territory and the upper reaches of the Columbia River and Fraser River, and information is recorded from the James Long expedition to Texas. Wheat 358.
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