Auction 110, Lot 187

"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de Massachusetts", Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1825 (published)

Publication: Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.7 x 11.5 inches
45 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 sides of the large folio sheet. It is a beautiful, pastel colored map of the state with counties, roads and towns all well delineated. Buchon's maps were printed on better quality paper than its American counterpart. Photocopy of the atlas title page accompanies the map. Overall size, including text, is 24.7 x 18.5".

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Condition: B

Bit of very light foxing, mostly in text.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005

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