Auction 126, Lot 313

"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du New-Jersey", Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1825 (published)

Publication: Atlas Geographique … des Deux Ameriques

Color: Hand Color

9.3 x 11.3 inches
23.6 x 28.7 cm

This attractive copper engraved map details counties (each in full hand coloring), roads and towns. It is surrounded on three sides with French text describing New Jersey - its history, religions, etc. The size given is for the map only; it is on a large folio sheet measuring 27" x 21". Buchon produced the French edition of Carey & Lea's American Atlas. Because he used high quality paper, his maps are generally found today in better condition than their American counterparts.


Condition: A

Near fine example with beautiful impression and color.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 12/3/2008