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The First Atlas Map of Utah Territory in its Modern Configuration.

Historically important early map of Utah, published by OW Gray.

The map is  colored by counties and showing early roads, rivers, mountains, railroads, mines, Indians, forts, etc. 

This is the first commercial atlas map of Utah Territory in its final configutation, as it would appear when it gained statehood in 1896, and is preceded only by the 1857 Rogers & Johnson Utah Territory map, which shows Utah as including all of Nevada. 

O.W. Gray Biography

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.