Auction 109, Lot 249

"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de l'Ohio", Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Subject: Ohio

Period: 1825 (published)

Publication: Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.2 x 11.5 inches
23.4 x 29.2 cm

French version of Carey & Lea's map of Ohio showing early settlements, county development and road network. Numerous forts are located in the western part of the state where there are several Indian Reservations. The boundary with Michigan is still in dispute with both claims shown. Panels of French text at sides and bottom including an interesting table listing the 59 counties (verses 88 today) with their populations in 1810 and 1820 - showing the population of the state more than doubling in ten years.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/1/2004

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