Auction 102, Lot 178

"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique d'Alabama", Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Subject: Alabama

Period: 1825 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 11.5 inches
22.9 x 29.2 cm

This map is from the French edition of Carey & Lea's American Atlas with French text surrounding the map on three side of the large folio sheet. It is a beautiful pastel colored map of the state with counties, roads and towns all well delineated. Early county configurations with large regions still belonging to the Creek and Choctaw Indians.

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Condition: A+

Paper edges soiled, with a tiny puncture hole in top blank margin, still fine.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/5/2003

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