Auction 119, Lot 203

"Upper Territories of the United States", Carey, Mathew

Subject: United States - Midwest

Period: 1814 (circa)

Publication: American Pocket Atlas

Color: Black & White

6 x 7.5 inches
15.2 x 19.1 cm

This map focuses on Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and the Northwestern Territory. It shows Chicago in the Northwestern Territory, as the northern Illinois border is shown south of the present-day boundary. The spurious Phillipeaux Island still persists in Lake Superior. Excellent detail of the Mississippi River and above to the Lake of the Woods. Detroit is shown with its Canadian neighbor, Windsor named Sandwich.


Condition: B

Moderately foxed and toned, but a sharp impression. Folded as issued.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 5/9/2007