Auction 104, Lot 167

"Map of the United States of America", Carey, Mathew

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1818 (circa)

Publication: Carey's General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

17.4 x 13.4 inches
44.2 x 34 cm

A very well engraved and colored map that extends beyond the Mississippi River. Indiana is directly below Lake Michigan and Illinois Territory is farther west with a large North West Territory located above. West of the Mississippi is a large Missouri Territory stretching northwards from Louisiana. Detailed enough to show major roads, cities, forts and Indian tribes.

References: Phillips (A) 732-5.

Condition: A

Beautiful coloring. A little light soiling, still very good.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $850

Closed on 9/10/2003