Auction 114, Lot 96

"A New and Accurate Map of North America from the best Authorities", Carey, Mathew

Subject: North America

Period: 1822 (published)

Publication: General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 13.8 inches
36.8 x 35.1 cm

Attractive map of the continent from Carey's influential atlas. The map extends to show the northern part of South America and all of the Caribbean. Texas is named and is shown to be a part of the United States. In the West the cartography has been updated from the 1814 edition to show the results of Lewis and Clark's expedition and the headwaters of the Columbia River in Canada. Alaska and Cook's River are located.

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Condition: B

Uneven toning and some spots in map and margins. Bottom fold separation repaired.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/1/2006

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