The map is dissected into 25 sections and mounted on linen and folds into brown cloth covered boards with a paste-down label with the map’s title and publication information, all as issued. Inside the cover are advertisements for other James Wyld maps and atlases.
Full publication information, map: Wyld’s Military Map Of The United States, The Northern States, And The Southern Confederate States: With The Forts, Harbours, Arsenals And Military Positions. James Wyld, 457 Strand; Charing Cross East And 2, Royal Exchange London. London.
Label on cover: Wyld’s New Map Of The United States. James Wyld, Geographer To The Queen, 457, Strand, W.C. (next door to the Post Office) 11 & 12, Charing Cross, S.W.; and 2, Royal Exchange, City, [illegible] London.
Condition: Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into covers as issued. Map generally very good with the usual overall light toning, wear, handling, and some greater wear at folds and intersections. Covers, with pastedown title, fair only, faded, worn, slightly frayed, spine perished, front cover detached, glue residue on covers near spine from former taping.
Stephenson, Richard. Civil War Maps: An Annotated List. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1961. 19.
“Wyld’s Military Map of the United States.” David Rumsey Map Collection. 1246.000 and .001. https://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~2307~170033:Cover–United-States-military-map- and https://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~2308~170032 (14 October 2019).