Auction 142, Lot 252

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of New York", Carey & Lea

Subject: New York

Period: 1822 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 16.6 inches
52.1 x 42.2 cm

Great early 19th century map of New York with "Profile of Levels of the Grand Canal" (Erie Canal) and descriptive text concerning the topography, indigenous lands, rivers, climate, towns, manufacturing, commerce, education, history, and other information. Counties, roads, towns, rivers, and forts are included on map. Hamilton and Herkimer counties are labeled Wild Unsettled Country. County development is current for 1822 with the recent organization of Erie, Monroe and Livingston counties. Drawn by Fielding Lucas and engraved by J. Yeager. Size of map is 18.0 x 11.7".

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Condition: B+

Original color with faint offsetting, a few minor spots, and archival repairs to short centerfold separations at top and bottom.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Unsold

Closed on 11/28/2012

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