Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 121

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of America", Carey & Lea

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1822 (circa)

Publication: A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas

Color: Hand Color

20.8 x 16.5 inches
52.8 x 41.9 cm

Two maps on a large sheet surrounded by text. The map of North America is about 8 x 9" and South America is 7 x 9". In the United States there is a large North West Territory and Arkansas Territory with the rest of the West unnamed. Mexico extends through Texas, the Southwest and California. Alaska is not shown, but the map extends to a names Pr. Williams Sound. A colorful, handsome map that shows much better than the condition suggests.


Condition: B

Very fine original coloring. Some light staining at upper left corner of the N. America map with some pin holes in upper margin well away from map. One tiny puncture hole below S. America, and some light offsetting at lower right in a blank area.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/6/2007