Auction 122, Lot 318

"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de la Pensylvanie", Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1825 (published)

Publication: Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique et Chronologique…

Color: Hand Color

17 x 11.3 inches
43.2 x 28.7 cm

This attractive copper engraved map is surrounded on three sides with French text describing Pennsylvania, its history, products, climates and other information. Buchon produced the French edition of Carey & Lea's American Atlas. He used a better quality paper and today his maps are generally found in better condition than their American counterparts. The dimensions given are for the map only; overall, the large folio sheet measures 24" x 17.5".


Condition: A

A strong sheet with slightly faded original color.

Estimate: $250 - $300


Closed on 12/5/2007