Double hemispherical world map with outline color; maps and texts within an ornamental border. Relief shown by hachures. Includes population tables and illustrations showing heights of mountains, lengths of rivers, "Female Costumes of the Different Parts of the World," settlements, etc. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by H. Phelps, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the southern district of New York." At head of title: Panoramic view of the route to China, by the Oregon railroad and the Pacific Ocean. This road once built, would become the great highway of nations.