Scarce map of Virginia and West Virginia, colored by counties and showing towns, roads, railroads, Post Offices, etc. Insets of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Harbor, the Panhandle and western part of Virginia. A marvelous detailed map. Minor fold splits top and bottom, but a nice example.
O. W. Gray was a publishing firm based in Philadelphia. Later, they published as O. W. Gray & Son. They published atlases in the late nineteenth century. Gray's National Atlas was one of the most successful commercial ventures of the 1870s and one of the last to employ hand coloring on maps.