Auction 126, Lot 83

"Geographical, Historical, and Statistical Map of America", Carey, M. & Son

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1821 (dated)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.7 x 9.2 inches
39.9 x 23.4 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". The United States extends to include the unnamed Oregon Territory. The large Arkansas Territory extends to Mexico on the Red River. Mexico, "Internal Provinces", encompasses Texas, the Southwest and California. Alaska is not shown, but the map names Pr. Williams Sound. The surrounding text gives much information on the climate, history, and discovery of the Americas. This is Carey's third Philadelphia edition.

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Condition: A

With original full-wash hand coloring and attractive ivory toning overall. Some short edge tears or chipping. Short split on centerfold, closed on verso.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 12/3/2008

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