Auction 140, Lot 315

"Vermont", Lucas, Fielding

Subject: Vermont

Period: 1823 (circa)

Publication: A General Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

8.8 x 10.8 inches
22.4 x 27.4 cm

This detailed county map of Vermont depicts up to date county lines for 1817, prior to Washington county gaining additional land from Orange and Orleans counties in 1821. There is good detail of rivers, mountains, roads, and towns. Lucas' General Atlas is known as one of the finest general atlases produced in the U.S. at the time, due to the high quality paper, superior engraving quality, and attractive coloring style. Engraved by J. V. N. Throop.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #742-53.

Condition: A

Original color with wide margins and a few small chips in blank margins.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 5/23/2012